Four Reasons Every Parent Should Know About the Earned Income Tax Credit

Four Reasons Every Parent Should Know About the Earned Income Tax Credit

Every working parent should know about the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), a tax benefit that can mean extra money back in your tax refund. Read more
Celebrating State EITC Enactments and Expansions

Celebrating State EITC Enactments and Expansions

2017 has been a historic year for state EITCs, with multiple states either enacting new tax credits or expanding existing ones. State EITCS build on the work of the federal EITC, by offering additional support to low- and moderate-income families. Most of them are a percentage of the federal credit, making them easy and cost-efficient to administer. Read more
Create an Ice Cream Sundae to Reveal Which Tax Credit You Are

Create an Ice Cream Sundae to Reveal Which Tax Credit You Are

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Even if you are lactose-intolerant, there is a cool treat out there for you. Is it possible for your ice cream preferences to reveal characteristics of a tax credit? Take this quiz and find out! Read more
What Queer Folks Need to Know About Taxes

What Queer Folks Need to Know About Taxes

Over 20 percent of LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer) people earn less than $12,000 a year, and 29 percent of LGBTQ adults report food insecurity. Poverty rates are magnified with the intersection of orientation, race, being trans*, and gender identity: queer female couples are more than twice as likely to live in poverty than queer male couples; trans* individuals are four times more likely to live in poverty than the general population; and 34 percent of black trans* people live in extreme poverty. Read more