Community Warehouse, which supplies rebuilding materials and other discounted products at two city locations, has launched a new program to prepare formerly incarcerated individuals for work.
A new federal program allows distressed census tracts to be certified as “Opportunity Zones,” where investments can receive various tax incentives. Some Milwaukee state legislators are hoping the program can spur development in the city’s overlooked neighborhoods.
Every tax season, when people are looking for help to file their forms, low-income individuals are forced to navigate through services that pop up in their neighborhoods and may offer predatory loans, hard-to-notice fees and a mistake-prone tax return. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when choosing a commercial preparer.