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IRS & the State of Maine invites you to attend COVID – 19 Relief Town Hall Discussion

Posted May 21, 2020

The Internal Revenue Service and Maine Revenue Services is teaming up along with our partners to have an important Town Hall discussion on COVID-19 Relief specifically Tax Relief.  The session will be held on Thursday, May 28 from 12 Noon to 1:30PM, 

Call in Telephone Number: (888) 331-8226 Access Code: 6688968

Participants attending will learn about recent relief for Individuals, including Social Security Recipients, Non-Filers (no filing requirement), and Veterans provided by the 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.

Join Shawn Savage IRS Stakeholder Liaison, Alexander Weber General Counsel Maine Revenue Services, Mark Carrell IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) Local Taxpayer Advocate for Maine, Helen Hall Staff Attorney for Pine Tree Legal Assistance LITC, Daniel Caruso, Senior Tax Consultant, IRS-SPEC who will cover:

Economic Impact Payments, ranging from $1,200 to $2,400 (even more with qualifying dependents)

Eligibility – How to determine if you qualify for the Economic Impact Payment

Implementation – How the IRS facilitates delivery of the payments

Where’s My Payment Tool – How to use a web app to determine payment status and provide bank account deposit information

Non-Filers: Enter Payment Info Tool – How to use another web app to register for the Economic Impact Payment if you don’t otherwise have a return filing requirement

Scam Protection – Learn how fraudsters will attempt to scam your payment and how to protect yourself

Resources & Guidance - Find out where to get the information you need to learn more about the above topics

Taxpayer Advocate Service – Advocacy During the COVID 19 Emergency

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)-Update on VITA Program in Maine during COVID-19

Pine Tree Legal Assistance LITC-Special website page dealing with COVID-19 and Services Offered

Maine Revenue Services- State Tax Issue