Last week, we held a training on Texting & Tax Credit Outreach Training. We hope you find useful information and tips to incorporate texting into your outreach strategy.
An overhaul of the debt collection market is in sight and the visions of the IRS may lead to increased burdens on VITA sites.
For high school seniors, going off to college is a momentous transition colored with both excitement and anxiety. As remarkable as this next step in life is, the high costs of college tuition can be stressful for college-bound students and…
Oregon prepares a statewide retirement savings plan, the governor of Massachusetts reverses his support for an Airbnb tax that would expand the state’s EITC, and the U.S. ranks ninth in raising kids.
In 2014, 84 percent of American adults earning less than $30,000 owned a cell phone. With cell phone usage on the rise, can you incorporate text messaging into your tax credit outreach efforts?
Democratic Senators introduced legislation to fight poverty through tax credit expansion, proposed legislation aims to make child care affordable, and CFED releases a new fact file about credit’s impact on low- and moderate-income financial opportunity.
Massachusetts Senate proposes bill to increase the EITC by taxing short-term rentals, the Tax Credits for Working Families explores how the EITC could make housing more affordable, and CFED covers policy reforms that should be considered during the 2016 presidential…
New draft of the Democratic Platform includes EITC expansion and poll finds that Americans want a president who will prioritize reducing child poverty. The 2016 draft of the Democratic Platform supports a progressive tax system that includes expanding the EITC to…
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.