Earn It! Keep It! Save It! Contra Costa will file your taxes electronically, so you can get your refund in about a week. Last year, 47,000 Bay Area families filed their taxes with Earn It! Keep It! Save It! saving hundreds of dollars in tax preparation fees and “rapid refund” loan fees.
There are 19 free tax sites in Contra Costa County. The service is sponsored by the Family Economic Security Partnership and run by the Community Housing Development Corporation. For more information, dial 211 or visit www.earnitkeepitsaveit.org.