Taxpayer Beware! A Brief Summary of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017The Tax Cuts and Jobs Cuts Act of 2017 will have long term impacts upon both individuals and businesses. In 2018 the first of these impacts will heavily involve the individual taxpayer’s ability to deduct many of the itemized deductions we have been accustomed to using.
Willie Minor, MBA, EA has prepared a brief summary of changes to the tax code. An EA is a federally-authorized tax practitioner possessing technical expertise in the field of taxation and is empowered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service.
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Mortgage HelpAre you a homeowner in need of assistance to stay in your home? There may be help for you. The Michigan State Housing Development Authority has information about getting help. See: MSHDA
Dental CareMuskegon Volunteer for Dental Care provides dental services in exchange for community service volunteering. For details visit Muskegon Volunteer for Dental Care.
Legal ServicesFree legal assistance is available to low income persons and seniors from Legal Aid of Western Michigan.
Legal Aid of Western Michigan - Muskegon OfficeHume Building
450 Morris Ave., Suite 302
Muskegon, MI 49440
Phone: 888 783-8190 Intake
Legal Aid of Western Michigan - Muskegon Office
Food AssistanceThe Muskegon County Cooperating Churches organization operates the Mobile Food Pantry which provides families and individuals with fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as, diary products. For more information including locations and times see the Foodmobile Schedule.
Rent, Mortgage and Utility Bill AssistanceBoth short term financial help and longer term guidance and counseling is available from the Muskegon - Oceana Community Action Partnership (MOCAP).
Contact MOCAP at 231 725-9499Rent and Mortgage Assistance - The agency provides funds to assist local families with eviction prevention programs, foreclosure prevention and counseling for saving their homes.
Utility and Heating Fuel - The agency provides financial assistance for clients needing need help with shutoff prevention of utilities, including gas, electricity, etc.
emPower Heat/Energy AssistanceemPower is a TrueNorth Community Services program which provides heat and utility bill assistance to qualified families throughout 64 counties in Michigan.
Program requirements, service area and income limits