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January 2017

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) – Use the EITC Assistant to Find Out if You Should Claim it

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This current year EITC Assistant will help you: find out your filing status; find out if you are eligible for EITC; determine if your child or children meet the tests for a qualifying child; and estimate the amount of credit.
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December 2016

Topic 607 - Adoption Credit and Adoption Assistance Programs

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This page provides general information about the ATC including who can qualify, refund levels, and links to the necessary forms. The site also explains changes to the ATC over the past few years.
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December 2016

Innocent Spouse Relief (Including Separation of Liability and Equitable Relief)

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In some instances, married people can get relief from joint tax liability. This site describes three types of relief, including the Innocent Spousal Relief which provides relief if your spouse or former spouse failed to report income, reported income improperly or claimed improper deductions or credits.
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December 2016

Child and Dependent Care Expenses: For use in preparing 2016 Returns

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This booklet provides an overview of the CDCTC, explains which expenses qualify, and includes charts for determining eligibility and worksheets for correctly claiming the CDCTC on tax returns.
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December 2016

Child Tax Credit: For use in preparing 2016 Returns

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This booklet provides basic facts about the CTC, as well as worksheets to specifically determine the amount of CTC to claim on tax returns.
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November 2016

The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Block Grant: A Primer on TANF Financing and Federal Requirements

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Specifically, it describes: federal TANF grants and state funds under a "maintenance-of-effort" (MOE) requirement; how states may use federal TANF and state MOE funds to help achieve the purpose and goals of the TANF block grant; rules that apply to states when they use TANF or MOE funds to provide cash welfare to needy families with children; rules that apply to states when they use TANF or MOE funds for benefits and services other than cash welfare; certain accountability requirements that apply to states, including requirements that states submit plans and report data to the federal gove
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November 2016

Free Tax Return Preparation for Qualifying Taxpayers

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The IRS VITA and Tax Counseling for the Elderly programs offer free tax help for taxpayers who qualify. This site provides basic information about these programs, how to find services by state, and what type of documentation is needed.
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November 2016

EITC Income Limits, Maximum Credit Amounts and Tax Law Updates

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This page has the 2016 tax year income limits, maximum EITC amount and the EITC-related tax law changes. Information for tax years 2013 through 2015, as well as a preview of tax year 2017, is also available.
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October 2016

Policy Basics: The Child Tax Credit

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This fact sheet provides basic details about the CTC, including refundability, the value of the credit, and the effect of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
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October 2016

Policy Basics: The Earned Income Tax Credit

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This fact sheet provides background information on the EITC, including who is eligible, work incentive features, and effects of the 2009 Recovery Act.
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September 2016

Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010: Information Center

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The Act was passed and signed into law in December 2010. It extends Bush-era tax cuts, unemployment insurance, and specific provisions under ARRA including key tax credit programs for families. This page provides an overview of the Act and implications for tax payers.
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September 2016

Divorced and Separated Parents

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This webpage includes frequently asked questions about who claims EITC if the parents are divorced or separated.