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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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Is Fresh Produce Really Better than Frozen?
Is Fresh Produce Best? When we decide to start eating a healthy diet, often we start by stocking up on lots of fresh produce. While this is a great way to kick off healthy habits, sometimes we make these purchases with good intentions - thinking we are going to make all of our meals fresh - but by the end of the week our healthy, fresh, food has been left to rot in the bottom of the crisper

02/27/2019

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Free Tax Preparation Resources
The IRS has confirmed that it will begin processing 2018 tax returns on Jan 28, 2019 and they plan to provide refunds as scheduled. There are a variety of options and resources to make completing your tax return easy and inexpensive

01/14/2019

It’s Tax Time! Will Itemizing Save You Money?
The new tax law federal income tax law includes an increase in the standard deduction amount. A tax deduction reduces your taxable income

01/22/2019

Peanut Butter Challenge Fights Hunger, One Jar at a Time
We hear a lot about hunger. You’ve no doubt seen public service announcements on television, asking you to give to charitable organizations to help feed people

10/04/2018

Planning to Attend the Florida State Fair?
Fairs can be a great learning opportunity for children and adults alike!  While many people think of the rides and cotton candy first, attending a fair is actually a really great opportunity to get familiar with Florida agriculture, encourage student exhibitors and even bid on their projects.  Participants are exposed to many different activities that make each fairground unique

02/05/2019

Free Tax Prep at the Hillsborough County Extension Office
Free tax preparation assistance is available at the Hillsborough County Extension office in Seffner for individuals or families with Adjusted Gross Incomes (AGI) of $66,000 or less. AGI does not include money contributed to tax deductible retirement plans or certain other adjustments

01/22/2019

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    It’s Tax Time! Will Itemizing Save You Money?
    The new tax law federal income tax law includes an increase in the standard deduction amount. A tax deduction reduces your taxable income

    01/22/2019

    Live, Interactive Online Personal Finance Classes
    Live, Interactive Online Personal Finance Classes University of Florida/IFAS Hillsborough County Extension invites you to attend these educational webinars. All are 12:00pm -1:00pm EST

    01/08/2019