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September 2016

State Fact Sheets: The Earned Income and Child Tax Credits

These fact sheets provide state-by-state data on how the EITC and CTC reduce poverty, who benefits, how state EITCs can supplement the federal credit, and who benefits from two proposals to strengthen the credits.
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September 2016

Domestic Violence: Grants for Survivors and Advocates

These funding opportunities are for survivors of domestic violence and domestic violence advocates. All grants are available to a national audience.
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August 2016

American Opportunity Tax Credit: Questions and Answers

This page provides basic information about the AOTC, including how to qualify, which expenses are allowable, and where to access application forms.
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August 2016

Making Care Less Taxing: Improving State Child and Dependent Care Tax Provisions

This report includes an analysis of various federal and state tax credits for families, qualifications and limitations, details about current tax provisions in each state, and forms for filing.
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May 2016

Chart Book: The Earned Income Credit and Child Tax Credit

This chart book provides important information about these working-family tax credits and outlines priorities for making the credits more effective.
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April 2016

Tax Benefits for Education: Information Center

This page provides information about tax credits, deductions and savings plans that can help taxpayers with their expenses for higher education.
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April 2016

2016 Advocates’ Guide: An Educational Primer on Federal Programs and Resources Related to Affordable Housing and Community Development

The Advocates’ Guide is a reference for advocates and affordable housing providers seeking a quick and convenient way to understand affordable housing programs, policies, and regulations.
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February 2016

Improving the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit Would Help Working Families and Promote Tax Fairness for Women

Author(s): Amelia Bell, Katherine Gallagher Robbins, Amy Matsui
For nearly 60 years, Congress has recognized that the childcare expenses parents incur in order to earn income should be acknowledged in the tax code. This review provides an opportunity to strengthen and improve the CDCTC to reflect the needs of the increased number of mothers of young children in the labor force and the rising costs of child care.
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February 2016

The Child Tax Credit: Economic Analysis and Policy Options

This report provides an economic analysis of the child tax credit, explores how the credit has affected taxpayers' behavior about working and having children, and examines the complexity of administering this tax provision in the context of other child-related tax benefits.
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January 2016

States Can Adopt or Expand Earned Income Tax Credits to Build a Stronger Future Economy

Author(s): Erica Williams
This paper makes the case for why states should consider a state-based EITC program. It explains how the EITC design rewards working families, how most states model their EITCs on the federal credit, and how state EITCs are easy to administer and less expensive than many other tax cuts.
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January 2016

About AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is the largest free volunteer-run tax counseling and preparation service in the United States. Trained volunteers prepare tax returns and answer questions for low and middle income people, with special attention for those 60 years and older. Between January-April, the site provides information on sites around the country.
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January 2016

U.S. Federal Poverty Guidelines Used to Determine Financial Eligibility for Certain Federal Program

In addition to providing the poverty guidelines for 2016, this webpage describes two slightly different versions of the federal poverty measure: poverty thresholds and poverty guidelines.