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Tax credits for working families

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Strengthening VITA to Boost Financial Security at Tax Time and Beyond CFED
This federal policy brief explores the importance of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program to low- and moderate-income communities and offers recommendations for reforms to ensure the sustainability of the program in the future.
 
Capitol Hill Policy Forum: What's Next for Tax Credits for Low-Wage Workers? CFED, Tax Credits for Working Families
In December 2015 Congress passed a tax deal that featured several improvements that are critical to low-wage workers, including permanent expansions of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Child Tax Credit (CTC), and American Opportunity Tax…
 
EITC Outreach: Tools and Lessons for Reaching Taxpayers, Community-Based Organizations and Policymakers (recording) CFED
Are you interested in doing more around EITC outreach in your community? Are you looking for strategies to reach taxpayers, CBOs and policymakers with information about the tax credit that impacts millions of working families every year? …
 
EITC Outreach: Tools and Lessons for Reaching Taxpayers, Community-Based Organizations and Policymakers (Slides) CFED
Are you interested in doing more around EITC outreach in your community? Are you looking for strategies to reach taxpayers, CBOs and policymakers with information about the tax credit that impacts millions of working families every year? …
 
A Highlight of Tools and Resources to Support Taxpayers with Disabilities (Recording) CFED
A discussion with the National Disability Institute (NDI) highlighting best practices and available resources to help make VITA/TCE sites welcoming and accessible to all individuals.
 
The Top 10 Checklist: How Community Tax Programs Can Help Increase Health Insurance Coverage CFED
Traditionally, the “tax world” and the “health world” have been separate realms, but the Affordable Care Act (ACA) changes that. The tax world—including community tax programs—is now a key player in implementing health insurance coverage…
 
Wealth Inequality and the Tax Code: Communications and Advocacy [Recording] Tax Alliance for Economic Mobility
During this webinar, the Tax Alliance for Economic Mobility discussed the upside-down nature of the federal tax code and unveiled a new campaign to 'Turn It Right-Side Up.' You can watch Turn It Right-Side Up animation video and learn more
 
Volunteer Recruitment and Retention (Recording) CFED
Volunteers are at the core of any VITA program. But how does a VITA program get the right number of volunteers? What are the best recruitment methods? Where can the right volunteers be found? And once someone becomes a VITA volunteer, how can…
 
Volunteer Recruitment and Retention (Slides) CFED
Volunteers are at the core of any VITA program. But how does a VITA program get the right number of volunteers? What are the best recruitment methods? Where can the right volunteers be found? And once someone becomes a VITA volunteer, how can…
 
The Rainy Day EITC Johns Hopkins University, Duke University Law School, University of Wisconsin-Madison, CFED
Financial stability depends on emergency or “rainy day” savings, but a near-majority of Americans lack even a modest amount of rainy day savings. The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is one of the most…
 
The EITC: A Powerful Savings Program for Low-Wage Workers CFED
Emergency savings is crucial for financial security, but millions of American don't have enough saved to subsist at the poverty level for even three months in the event of a job loss, major hospitalization or other emergency. The Earned…
 
Network Briefing: From Upside Down to Right-Side Up (Recording) CFED

 
TON Tax Prep Dispatch Shell Game Maximizing Education Tax Credits CFED
Provides info about how taxpayers can voluntarily include grants and scholarships in students' taxable income in order to maximize education tax benefits.
 
Using Free Online Tax Filing to Provide Filing Options during End of Season Rush and Post-Filing Season (SLIDES) CFED
Many tax sites will see a rush of last minute taxpayers as the filing deadline approaches.During this this webinar on Friday, April 3rd, presneters from MyFreeTaxes and Intuits discussed options for using free online self-preparation as an…
 
Telling Taxpayer Stories (Slides) CFED
Join CFED and the Taxpayer Opportunity Network on Tuesday, March 3 from 2-3 pm EST for Telling Taxpayer Stories, a virtual training where experts from The Hatcher Group and Tax Credits for Working Families will share tips, insights and…
 
Telling Taxpayer Stories (Recording) CFED
Join CFED and the Taxpayer Opportunity Network on Tuesday, March 3 from 2-3 pm EST for Telling Taxpayer Stories, a virtual training where experts from The Hatcher Group and Tax Credits for Working Families will share tips, insights and…
 
TON Tax Prep Dispatch Facing the Labyrinth CFED
Quality Solutions newsletter about the most confusing topic for even experienced tax preparers: tax benefits related to education expenses.
 
Tax Time Savings Webinar (Slides) CFED
During this webinar, you’ll hear from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Doorways to Dreams Fund about tools and resources that can help taxpayers learn about savings opportunities at tax time. These tools can help tax preparers,…
 
ACA and Taxes Webinar (Recording) CFED
Taxpayers often come to tax sites without health insurance or not knowing whether they have it or how to access it. With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), there will be lots of questions that VITA volunteers and other…
 
Consent to Use and Consent to Disclose Tax Return Information: Model Practices Related to Regulation 7216 CFED
Gaining appropriate permission to share taxpayer information or contacting the taxpayer regarding anything not related to the current years’ tax return is governed by Regulation 7216. It’s critical for tax preparation programs and…
 

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