SC Thrive works to lead South Carolinians to stability by providing innovative and efficient access to quality of life resources. SC Thrive offers free tax preparation to individuals with an adjusted gross income of $65,000 ($95,000 if married filing jointly). Counselors will learn how to navigate the online application completion tool to complete and submit tax returns. Counselors will also learn how to help clients use their tax refunds for household financial stability.
After this training, the Learner will be able to:
- Explain basic elements of federal and South Carolina state taxes.
- Explain FAFSA.
- Produce an accurate federal and state tax return.
- Produce an accurate FAFSA application.
- Identify ways to assist clients with tax refund budgeting and basic financial information.
Prerequisite: If not trained SC Thrive Benefits Counselor, must complete a Background Check and Security Awareness Training.
Reminder: Lunch is not provided. Registration closes 1 week before the training date.