Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

OMD NewsOMD News


$500 Tax Credit Sparks Hope for Struggling Volunteer Fire Departments in Illinois – Check Eligibility!

Illinois Lawmakers Recognize Volunteer Firefighters’ Bravery with Tax Credit

State Senator Chris Belt and Fire Chiefs Introduce Volunteer Emergency Worker Tax Credit to Appreciate Unpaid Heroes

According to CBS News, In Illinois lots of American firefighters help out without getting paid but there aren’t enough of them. So some smart folks like State Senator Chris Belt and fire chiefs came up with a plan. They made a new rule called the Volunteer Emergency Worker Tax Credit. It gives volunteer firefighters a $500 discount on their taxes. Over 3,000 firefighters have already got this discount. It’s a way to say thanks to them for their hard work and bravery.

READ ALSO: Caught In A Catch-22: Woman Faces $2,095 Demand From SNAP Food Stamps Agency

$500 Tax Credit Sparks Hope for Struggling Volunteer Fire Departments in Illinois – Check Eligibility! (PHOTO: Provident Insurance)

Tax Credit Boosts Morale and Attraction of Unpaid Heroes in Struggling Volunteer Fire Departments

It’s tough for volunteer fire departments because they don’t have enough American firefighters but this new tax credit gives them hope. It helps attract and keep firefighters who don’t expect money for their service. These firefighters are like heroes always ready to help. With this new tax credit they feel appreciated and motivated to keep protecting their communities.

READ ALSO: Queens Assemblymember Champions Fight For Increased SNAP Benefits NYC State Budget

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like


There is finally an update on 4th stimulus check for Social Security Recipients! Individuals who receive Social Security benefits can expect to receive a...


The attack using 14 military choppers that Russian President Vladimir Putin planned was destroyed by Ukraine using US-supplied long-range tactical missiles. Russian President Vladimir...


The Biden administration has announced recently that it plans to increase the monthly payments of seniors and veterans to $2,000. $2,000 in Monthly Payments...


In Texas, this September the SNAP payments will end, worth up to $1,691, on Friday. The household income determines eligibility. A single-person household must earn more than...