ROC Your Refund

The City of Rochester is launching a pilot program that will help you to save more money and reach your financial goals. This tax year you have the opportunity to have your taxes filled for free save more of your money, and you could be eligible to receive matched payments throughout the year!

 Interested in getting an appointment to have your taxes filed for free? With ROC Your Refund you can access exclusive tax filing appointments with CASH.

Interested in getting an appointment to have your taxes filled for free with CASH? Sign up for an appointment during our Taxathon!

The ROC Your Refund Taxathon event has a limited number of appointments available and requires that you are eligible for the ROC Your Refund program. 

To reserve your spot follow these three easy steps

  1. Check to make sure you are eligible for the program by taking this quick survey: www.tinyurl.com/RYRtaxinfo
  2. If you are eligible, the survey will provide a link to schedule an appointment
  3. Attend your scheduled appointment with CASH at the Central Library-Bausch & Lomb Bldg on 115 South Avenue  

Have questions? Get answer by calling CASH at 585-900-1007  

ROC Your Refund is designed to help you:

  • Save more money
  • Work with a free financial counselor
  • Be better prepared to deal with financial emergencies
  • Learn more about building credit, paying down debt, budgeting, and more 

To be able to participate in ROC Your Refund, you must: 

  • Be eligible to claim the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
  • Be a resident of the City of Rochester
  • Have at least one dependent child (with at least 51% custody)
  • Commit to having your taxes prepared through CASH’s free tax-filing service
  • Commit to saving a minimum of $200 from your federal tax refund
  • Not be in Chex system or have an outstanding balance with Genesee Co-op Federal Credit Union

ROC Your Refund Participant Benefits: 

  • Receive free tax filing services through CASH
  • Establish a savings  and checking account with Genesee Co-op Federal Credit Union
  • Work one-on-one with a free, professional financial counselor
  • Attend optional, free financial workshops
  • Receive financial incentives for providing feedback throughout the program

 

 Sign Up For an Informational Session Today!   

Interpreters for all languages available upon request  

 

 Still have questions? Contact us at: MatchedSavings@CityOfRochester.gov  or call (585) 900-1007