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Real$ense financial service center opens Tuesday

11:25 PM, Jan 21, 2013   |    comments
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Mayor Alvin Brown is to commence a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new financial service center in Springfield where northeast Florida residents can get professional tax help for free during tax season.

The Real$ense One-Stop Financial Service Center opening ceremony marks the program's 10th year in operation.

According to a release from Real$ense, the organization helped more than 16,000 taxpayers in northeast Florida file their taxes for free and access more than $22 million in refunds.

The program also helped eligible taxpayers claim more than $6.2 million in Earned Income Tax Credits.

The new permanent location is to offer its services year-round.

Volunteers with Real$ense provided their services at 64 area locations in Baker, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Nassau, Putnam, and St. Johns counties.

The event is to be held on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Wells Fargo Springfield Branch, located at 1601 N. Main Street.


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