Summer can be a wonderful time to catch up on work and prepare for next year's tax season. Check out these tips for summer outreach.
May is National Foster Care Month. The foster care system provides full-time substitute care for children. In 2014, more than 415,000 foster children lived in group homes, emergency shelters, and residential homes.
Genevieve Anderson, VITA Coordinator for the North Texas Area United Way, is intimately familiar with the challenges that come with being a military spouse. After working many years in the Air Force with her husband, Gen retired from duty. Suddenly,…
The tax season just ended, but our work is only beginning! We'll be spending the next few months preparing our materials for next year's tax season.
If you provide free tax help, the end of the tax season is a chance to catch up on work, compile reports, and — of course — celebrate your volunteers. You don’t need a large budget to let volunteers know…
It’s almost Tax Day and while some people reluctantly file tax returns, many enjoy fulfilling this civic duty. A national survey conducted by the Pew Research Center found that over a third of Americans either like (29 percent) or love…
A major city is designating over $1 million to raise EITC awareness, a study finds more people plan to save their tax refunds, and states without state EITCs have higher rates of poverty.
Business owners call for employee benefits, a local United Way takes VITA directly to those who may miss out, and two states make progress in efforts to expand state level EITCs.
March is National Nutrition Month and National Frozen Food Month. To commemorate this month, we've come up with some tips to help you keep more of your money.
An advocacy group wants to regulate paid preparers, a state EITC bill advances, and communities suffer without mainstream banking services.