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COVID-19 - Ways to Help Through Utah's Community Action Agencies / Community Action Agency Operating Adjustments

Community Action Agencies throughout Utah remain committed to helping families in Utah during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. These agencies provide important food, housing, transportation, and other services that are considered essential. Here are a couple ways you can help Community Action Agencies in Utah: Donate Time / Funds Directly…

2020 Census

What is the Census? The U.S. Constitution requires a complete count, every 10 years, of every single person living in the country. ALL residents are counted, regardless of citizenship status. Information gathered is used to determine our representation in Congress, set how much federal funding Utah gets each year, redraw voting…

2020 Census FAQ

Q. What is the Census? A. The U.S. Constitution requires a complete count, every 10 years, of every single person living in the country. ALL residents are counted, regardless of citizenship status.  Q. Why does the Census matter? A. Information gathered in the Census count helps shape the future of…

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program - COVID 19 Update 3-20-2020

Update 3/20/2020: On March 20, 2020, the US Department of the Treasury announced that the tax filing season has been extended until July 15, 2020 and that taxpayers impacted by COVID 19 will not need to file extensions. While some agencies have traditionally offered year-round VITA options, CAP Utah anticipates…

Invest in Utah's Futures, Not Tax Cuts

On Thursday, February 20th CAP Utah and other advocates held a press conference to call on the Utah Legislature to avoid cutting taxes until it has developed a comprehensive plan to address Utahns' top concerns by investing in Utah's future. “We understand that tax cuts are popular, but we’ve reached the…

EITC Awareness Day

On Friday, February 7th, UtahTaxHelp, Utah Department of Health, and Utah Coalition fo Protecting Childhood hosted a press conference to increase the awareness in hopes to increase the number of Utahns who file a tax claim for the Earned Incme Tax Credit (EITC). Speakers included Lt. Governmor Spencer Cox, Greg…