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SAFE CU OFFERS FREE TAX HELP


Local credit union provides Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

Sacramento, Calif. January 30, 2013 — SAFE Credit Union is offering free tax help for seniors, as well as individuals and families who income-qualify. This tax-time assistance is being hosted at the credit union’s West Roseville and Rancho Cordova branches.

Roseville area seniors, 60 years of age and older, and low- to moderate-income filers can take advantage of this free tax help at the West Roseville Branch, located at 9055 Woodcreek Oaks Boulevard in Suite 150. SAFE is working with AARP to offer the service through trained and certified AARP Tax-Aide volunteers. They will be available on Fridays, from February 1 through April 12, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Filers are encouraged to make an appointment by calling the Tax-Aide information line at
(916) 774-5960.

Low- to moderate-income filers can take advantage of free tax help at the Rancho Cordova Branch, located at 12519 Folsom Boulevard. SAFE is working with the Sacramento Coalition for Working Families to offer the service through trained and certified VITA volunteers. They will be available from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the following Saturdays: January 26, February 2, February 9, February 23, March 2, March 30, April 6, and April 13. To make an appointment and obtain a list of documents needed in order to prepare your return, call 2-1-1 from anywhere in the greater Sacramento area.

Filers may also call 2-1-1 to for information on other free tax preparation sites in Greater Sacramento. Filers with relatively complex returns may be advised to seek a tax professional who specializes in their needs. Walk-ins will be seen on an as-available basis.

Established in 1940, SAFE Credit Union maintains assets in excess of $1.9 billion and serves more than 160,000 members through 21 branches in Greater Sacramento. SAFE is federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), a U.S. Government Agency.

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