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Expanding Fresh EBT for Spanish-speakers

“Ramon,” he said. I chuckled, replying, “Yo tambien,” or me too. He laughed as well, and as he parted with his family, he said, “tocayo, muchas gracias.” Tocayo is a word friends use with each other when they share the same name. I finished translating Fresh EBT into Spanish on my fourth day of my internship at Propel. The next day, a …
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Connecting Fresh EBT users with free tax help this tax season

Too often low-income taxpayers miss out on thousands of dollars in tax credits or overpay for tax preparation services. During tax season, we’re all used to seeing the ads that pop-up on every corner, physical and virtual, enticing potential customers with the lure of cash back, fast and free service, and rapid refunds. These services vary significantly in the level of quality and value they offer for the consumer, and sorting through the options can be challenging.