The Torch - February Issue

The Torch

Gov. Holcomb’s fifth State of the State invests in education, economic growth

Governor Holcomb delivering State of the State address

Governor Eric J. Holcomb delivered his 2021 State of the Stage address virtually to the Indiana General Assembly in January.

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File your taxes for free!

Was your adjusted gross income $72,000 or less in 2020?

If so, you may be eligible to file your state and federal taxes for free with Indiana freefile (INfreefile) from the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR).

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File your taxes for free with INFreefile

Complete a wellness visit and earn a $100 e-gift card

Earn $100 for completing a wellness visit

Show yourself – and your wallet – some love this month by scheduling a wellness visit!

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How state agencies use state tax dollars to serve Hoosiers

Indiana Tax Dollars at work banner

For the second consecutive year, the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) is demonstrating how the work of 12 state agencies is supported by state tax dollars via the Indiana’s Tax Dollars at Work campaign.

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ABLE accounts help people with disabilities save money

INvestable Indiana logo

ABLE accounts allow individuals with disabilities to save money without affecting eligibility for assistance programs, such as Medicaid or SSI.

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