ROC Your Refund

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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 your taxes filed for free? Stop in to the Central Library and have your taxes prepared for free with CASH!

Take your first step to learn more and enroll in the ROC Your Refund program by having your taxes prepared for free with CASH*. For more information about CASH tax preparation click here >>

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

*Interpreters for all languages available upon request  

 

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

 

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