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March 19, 2019

This year the federal and state tax returns are due on April 15, 2019. Many people are required to file tax returns each year, while others choose to file in order to claim credits or other benefits. You may qualify for free tax filing help. 

March 14, 2019

Vermont has laws that protect students from bullying and harassment in school. We recently updated our page about the law and what you can do if your child experiences bullying or harassment. 

February 26, 2019

The Earned Income Credit is a refundable tax credit for workers with lower incomes. If you have a child, you may qualify for it. Very low-income residents without children may also qualify for it.

February 6, 2019

Vermont Legal Aid and Legal Services Vermont are holding free Advance Planning Clinics around the state. The next one is scheduled for Friday, February 22, 2019, in Barre, Vermont.

January 25, 2019

Legal Services Vermont (LSV) is the new name of Legal Services Law Line of Vermont. Together, Legal Services Vermont and Vermont Legal Aid help people around the state tackle civil legal issues – at no charge. 

January 11, 2019

The government shutdown is impacting 3SquaresVT benefits in February. If you recently applied, or if you receive benefits, you may need to take immediate action to get your benefits for February.

December 21, 2018

Each month, Vermont Legal Aid attorney Kelli Kazmarski is available in Newport, Vt., to discuss your legal questions. Kazmarski is also part of a rotating roster of volunteer lawyers who do free legal clinics in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. 

November 19, 2018

Is there unclaimed property that belongs to you? Visit the Vermont State Treasurer Office’s website and click on Search for Unclaimed Property. Enter your last name, your town or both into the search boxes.

October 24, 2018

The open enrollment period for buying (or changing) a 2019 Vermont Health Connect plan is November 1 to December 15, 2018. There are big changes in how much VHC plans cost.

October 5, 2018

If not enough taxes are taken out of your paychecks, you will owe taxes when you file your taxes in April. Also, you may have to pay a penalty for underpayment of taxes.


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