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In response to COVID-19 and our commitment to the safety of our customers and staff, the Hillsborough County Extension Service office will be closed to the public until further notice.

 

For remote assistance, please call 813-744-5519 or email hillsborough@ifas.ufl.edu, where our staff is available and ready to assist you with questions and other program-related information.

UF/IFAS Extension
Hillsborough County

Located just minutes from Tampa, UF/IFAS Extension, Hillsborough County provides education and information to Hillsborough County residents and businesses through workshops, publications, and mass media.

Contact

hillsborough@ifas.ufl.edu
(813) 744-5519
5339 South CR-579
Seffner, FL 33584-3334

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Do Credit Builder Loans Help?
Credit Builder Loans (CBLs) are small loans offered by financial institutions and promoted as a method for a consumer to improve their credit score and build a savings account. They can be offered with or without additional financial counseling to improve an individual’s overall financial situation

08/06/2020

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Upcoming – Credit Impact: Credit Scores & Consumer Loans Webinar
University of Florida/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County invites Hillsborough County Residents to attend Live, interactive online webinar Credit Impact: Credit Scores & Consumer Loans Webinar When: August 26, 12:00 p.m

04/01/2020

Required Minimum Distributions Suspended for Qualified Retirement Plans
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Stability (CARES) act has waived the required minimum distributions (RMDs) for qualified retirement plans including 401(k) plans, 403(a), 403(b), government sponsored sections 457(b), and IRAs for the rest of the 2020 year. This suspension applies to all individuals who were already taking required minimum distributions prior to 2020

05/13/2020

COVID-19 Resources for Seafood Producers and Small Businesses
Originally published March 31 2020. Last updated August 6 2020

08/06/2020

Avoid Underpayment of Tax Penalties
The federal income tax system is a pay-as-you-go system. Taxes must be paid throughout the year, either by withholding from your paycheck or making estimated tax payments

08/03/2020

Key Points: FAFSA for 2020-2021 Academic Year
Completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required to determine if a student qualifies for student aid and exactly which type of aid. The types of aid available are grants, scholarships, federal student loans, or federal work-study

07/08/2020

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    Required Minimum Distributions Suspended for Qualified Retirement Plans
    The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Stability (CARES) act has waived the required minimum distributions (RMDs) for qualified retirement plans including 401(k) plans, 403(a), 403(b), government sponsored sections 457(b), and IRAs for the rest of the 2020 year. This suspension applies to all individuals who were already taking required minimum distributions prior to 2020

    05/13/2020

    Caring for Trees After a Major Storm
    Following a major storm, our backyards, and communities can be quickly changed. Homes and buildings may be damaged or destroyed

    05/06/2020