Earn It! Keep It! Save It! (EKS), free tax preparation services, will be provided in Lake and Mendocino County beginning January 27th along with an exciting opportunity for clients to win up to $25,000 toward their personal dream goal.

North Coast Opportunities, Inc. (NCO) is once again participating in a United Way led coalition to offer free tax preparation services throughout Mendocino and Lake Counties.

To qualify, taxpayers must have an annual household income of $52,000 or less in 2013. EKS sites will include NCO (Ukiah and Clearlake offices), Mendocino College (Ukiah, Lakeport and Round Valley campuses), Mendo Lake Credit Union (Ukiah and Fort Bragg branches), Round Valley Public Library, Fort Bragg Senior Center, and Nuestra Allianza de Willits.

NCO will also be partnering with Doorway to Dreams (D2D) to offer taxpayers who save over $50 of their refund a chance to win…[Read the entire article here.]