Volunteer Income Tax
Family Savings Accounts
Eligible families residing in Lackawanna or Wayne County can receive
a Dollar-for-Dollar match on savings up to $2,000!
To be eligible,
- Have gross income that does not exceed 200% of the federal
poverty level OR be eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit on
the federal tax return.
- Agree to save an average of $40 per month for not less than
six (6) months in a custodial bank account at either Wayne Bank,
The Dime Bank
or PNC Bank.
- Attend a minimum of ten hours of training offered by the
United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties, covering such
topics as budgeting and credit repair, loans and personal
Savers can use their savings/match funds towards one of the
Purchase of a first home
- Postsecondary education
- Small business startup
Angela Bassani, CPA, United Way's Director of Financial
Download Participant Application.
Download Program Flyer.