As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
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Free Income Tax Return Assistance Offered by the University of Florida/IFAS
The University of Florida/IFAS is an official partner with the IRS – Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program. You will be able to file your taxes quickly and ... READ MORE
Do you want to earn Extra Income? Do you like to bake? Make Jams and Preserves? Join the University of Florida Extension’s introductory webinar about the Florida Cottage Food Law and how to start your own business from your kitchen.
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What is a reverse mortgage? A reverse mortgage is a special type of home equity loan sold to homeowners aged 62 and older. The loan allows homeowners to access a portion of their home equity as cash. In a reverse mortgage, interest is added ... READ MORE
IMPROVING YOUR CREDIT SCORE
It's important to note that repairing bad credit is a bit like losing weight: It takes time and there is no quick way to fix a credit score. In fact, out of all of the ways to improve a credit score, quick-fix ... READ MORE
According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) driving on a rainy day is more dangerous than driving in snow and sleet. After averaging 10 years of statistics, NHTSA researchers found that 46 percent of weather-related ... READ MORE
Identity theft occurs when someone uses your personal information without your permission. They can buy things with your credit cards, get new credit cards, open a phone, electric or gas account, steal your tax refund, get medical care, etc. ... READ MORE
COMMON MYTHS ABOUT FOOD SAFETY AT HOME
Over the years we have all heard advice related to keep our food safe. Some of the advice rings true, while other guidance is wrong. About one in six Americans – 48 ... READ MORE
Two college tax credits apply to students enrolled in an eligible college, university or vocational school. Eligible students include the taxpayer, their spouse and dependents.
American Opportunity Tax Credit
The American Opportunity Tax Credit, ... READ MORE
Under the Cottage Food Law in the state of Florida, individuals can sell certain foods they produce in unlicensed home kitchens, if the food has a low risk of foodborne illness, as outlined in Section 500.80 of the Florida Statutes. These food ... READ MORE