This Week’s Must-Read: The EITC Provides Basic Necessities for Families Near the Poverty Line

This Week’s Must-Read: The EITC Provides Basic Necessities for Families Near the Poverty Line

A New York City official proposes raising the EITC, Etsy believes the tax credit could help independent contract workers, and Arkansas needs the EITC...

Read more
This Week’s Must-Read: New Legislation Strengthening the CTC Could Reduce Child Poverty

This Week’s Must-Read: New Legislation Strengthening the CTC Could Reduce Child Poverty

A Washington state EITC will be up for vote this election, New Jersey raises its state EITC, and Senator Sherrod Brown proposes a stronger...

Read more
This Week’s Must-Read: Children’s Health and Development Depends on the Safety Net

This Week’s Must-Read: Children’s Health and Development Depends on the Safety Net

The American Academy of Pediatrics credits the safety net for aiding the health and development of children and the Obama Administration begins to close...

Read more
This Week’s Must-Read: Census Data Shows the EITC Helps Decrease Poverty

This Week’s Must-Read: Census Data Shows the EITC Helps Decrease Poverty

Analysis of the 2015 Census data show refundable tax credits played a significant role in decreasing poverty.

Read more
This Week’s Must-Read: A West Virginia EITC

This Week’s Must-Read: A West Virginia EITC

The Council of Economic Advisers recommends expanding the EITC to grow labor force participation and Delegate Matthew Rohrbach joins the EITC movement in West...

Read more
This Week’s Must-Read: In Honor of Labor Day, Let’s Support Expanding the EITC for Workers without Children

This Week’s Must-Read: In Honor of Labor Day, Let’s Support Expanding the EITC for Workers without Children

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities shares data supporting the expansion of the EITC to workers without children, the Center for American Progress...

Read more
How much are the EITC and CTC worth in 2017?

How much are the EITC and CTC worth in 2017?

When it’s time to file taxes in 2017, how much will the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit be worth? See the...

Read more
Using Data Collection to Tailor Outreach

Using Data Collection to Tailor Outreach

After years of inconsistent client data, CA$H Maine, a statewide collaboration of ten coalitions devoted to helping individuals achieve financial stability, decided it needed...

Read more
This Week’s Must-Read: EITC Expansion for Childless Workers

This Week’s Must-Read: EITC Expansion for Childless Workers

ITIN holders may have to renew their numbers for the upcoming tax season, the Center for American Progress reports on societal benefits of an...

Read more