This year’s Kids Count Data Book identifies the EITC as a means of child poverty alleviation and Rhode Island’s new budget includes an increase in the state’s EITC.
PATH Act provision will delay tax refunds in 2017, CFED shares recommendations to improve VITA programs, and tax credits are absent from presidential campaigns.
The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC) are powerful tools that reduce poverty among children and families, including fathers. In 2012, 13 million fathers received the EITC or additional CTC.
Sources call for an expansion of state and federal tax credits, payday lenders plan to withstand new regulations while religious groups unite against these lenders, and how technology and policy can improve financial security. Expanding the EITC to include workers…
The federal government proposed rules to regulate payday lenders and politicians call for an expansion of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).
The Get It Back Campaign is partnering with CFED and the National Women Law Center for a Post-Tax Season Chat! Now that the hustle and bustle of the tax filing season has subsided, connect with your tax credit outreach colleagues…
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.