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) Awareness Day today, we also celebrate 50 years of...

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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...

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Can Immigrant Workers Get the Child Tax Credit (CTC)?

Can Immigrant Workers Get the Child Tax Credit (CTC)?

Some immigrant families may be eligible to get the CTC, including the Additional Child Tax Credit (the refundable part of the credit).

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How to File Taxes if You’re Experiencing Homelessness

How to File Taxes if You’re Experiencing Homelessness

Filing taxes can be a complicated process, especially if you are experiencing housing instability or homelessness. If you have lost your tax documents, don’t...

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Filing Taxes if You Are Currently Incarcerated or Re-entering Society

Filing Taxes if You Are Currently Incarcerated or Re-entering Society

Re-entering society can be a challenging time. Filing taxes may add to that complexity. Here’s what you need to know about filing taxes if...

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Do I Have to File Taxes?

Do I Have to File Taxes?

Not everyone is required to file their taxes. Whether you need to file your taxes depends on four factors: your income, filing status, age,...

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Will the government shutdown delay when I get my tax refund?

Will the government shutdown delay when I get my tax refund?

The exact impact of the government shutdown on tax refund delivery is still unfolding. While the IRS expects to deliver most refunds within 21...

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How Can I Plan for Changes to My Refund?

How Can I Plan for Changes to My Refund?

Be sure to adjust your tax time saving and spending plans accordingly. The recent tax reform changes impact the amount of taxes that need...

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How Can I Make the Most of My Tax Refund?

How Can I Make the Most of My Tax Refund?

Now that you have an idea of tax law changes that may influence your tax return, it is time to think about how...

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