Detroit mayor launches effort to help residents this tax season

Mike Duggan wants you to know about a free program offering you help from a tax pro

DETROIT – Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan has a message for you as you may be owed big money.

The City of Detroit offers no-cost expert tax preparation, but thousands don’t take advantage of this opportunity.

It’s money out there that could be waiting for you, says Lawrence Hargrave.

Hargrave knows all about it. He took advantage of the free program to get his taxes done.

Call 211 or visit to learn more.

Watch the video above for the full story.

About the Authors:

Hank Winchester is Local 4's Consumer Investigative Reporter and the head of WDIV's "Help Me Hank" Consumer Unit. He works to solve consumer complaints, reveal important recalls and track down thieves who have ripped off metro Detroiters.

Brandon Carr is a digital content producer for ClickOnDetroit and has been with WDIV Local 4 since November 2021. Brandon is the 2015 Solomon Kinloch Humanitarian award recipient for Community Service.