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 8 is International Women’s Day. This year, the official UN theme is Planet 50-50 By 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality. Step It Up asks governments to commit to closing the gender gap, from enacting legislation to investing…
In 2013, the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC) raised more than 9 million people in working families above the poverty line, including 5 million children. The EITC alone lifted more than 6 million people out…
Newly married same-sex couples can now take advantage of tax benefits in all 50 states, three states have introduced state EITCs, and some tax filers are being asked for their driver’s license numbers to avoid identity theft.
A United Way survey finds that Americans are leaving money behind at tax time, CFED partners with J.P. Morgan Chase Bank to address racial inequity, and Coloradoans can claim the state EITC again.
The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a refundable tax benefit for low- and moderate-income working families. Extra income from the EITC helps at every stage of life, including the school years.
January 29 was the 10th Anniversary of EITC Awareness Day. Get It Back partners celebrated by posting blogs, holding events, and releasing videos highlighting the benefits of the EITC.
President Obama calls for EITC expansions, California and West Virginia focus on state EITCs, the public supports state licensing for paid tax preparers, and it’s time for EITC Awareness Day.