The deadline to file your taxes is sneaking up. People have until April 18th to file those returns. But as we know, this process can get complicated. That’s why one local group was trying to help our neighbors through those challenges.
The United Way of Kern County hosted a “Tacos and Taxes” event to help residents prepare their taxes, and get the assistance they needed in that process, outside the La Preciosa Market in Taft, on Saturday morning.
“There’s a lot of farm and low income working communities and families here so, we did our best to collaborate with the store owner and the other agencies to come out and make a fun event so they’re not as scared when it comes to filing their taxes,” said Annelisa Perez, financial stability initiatives manager with The United Way of Kern County.
Through the group’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance or VITA program, people could bring their paperwork and have someone with the team…