Celebrating 50 Years of VITA

Celebrating 50 Years of VITA

*Cross-posted from Off the Charts As we recognize the fourth annual Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)…

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Will getting the EITC or CTC lower other government benefits?

Will getting the EITC or CTC lower other government benefits?

Generally, no. Income Many public benefits determine eligibility by household income. In 2013, Congress enacted…

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Rethinking Disability Outreach

Rethinking Disability Outreach

You can’t tell whether someone has a disability just by looking at them. Disability includes a broad range of experiences. Blindness, deafness, and mobility impairment commonly come to mind when we think about the term “disability.” However, disability includes less visible conditions like chronic fatigue, intellectual disability, and mental illness. Read more
Do I have to pay a penalty if I don’t have health insurance?

Do I have to pay a penalty if I don’t have health insurance?

Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), everyone in the U.S. is required to have health insurance. If you don’t, you may have to pay a penalty fee. Read more