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January 2016

Predatory Lending Practices

This webpage provides brief descriptions of some of the most common predatory mortgage lending abusive practices.
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January 2016

Credit and Debt Counseling

The NFCC is a national network of agencies that provide money management education; confidential budget, credit and debt counseling; and debt repayment plans for individuals and families.
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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

2016 Adoption Tax Credit Information

This webpage provides an overview of the Federal Adoption Tax Credit, and provides brief descriptions of qualifying adoption expenses, state adoption tax credits, adoption disruption, dependency tax exemption, and adoption tax credit before finalization.
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January 2016

Housing and Home Ownership

This report provides findings from a survey of IDA programs across the country, including key aspects of the IDA field, information on accountholders, common asset purchases, and funding sources, as well as resource gaps of the field.
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December 2015

Tax Deal Makes Permanent Key Improvements to Working-Family Tax Credits

Author(s): Chuck Marr
This report discusses the bipartisan tax deal that permanently extends key improvements in the CTC and the EITC that were slated to expire after 2017.
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December 2015

The Equal Credit Opportunity Act

This webpage provides background information on the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, which prohibits creditors from discriminating against credit applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age.
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November 2015

Top Ten Facts about Adoption Tax Benefits

This webpage provides basic information about adoption tax benefits.
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November 2015

Premium Tax Credit Information & Resources

These materials are designed to provide general information about available financial assistance to help cover the cost of health insurance, specifically the premium tax credits.
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November 2015

Financial Access and Services Are Essential for Immigrant Integration

This article details key findings from a series published by the National Council of La Raza, entitled Profiles on Latinos and Banking. The series analyzes the data from the previously published report entitled Banking in Color: New Findings on Financial Access for Low- to Moderate-Income Communities.
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November 2015

Individual Taxpayer Identification Number

This document explains An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) is issued by the IRS to individuals who are required to have a U.S. taxpayer identification number but who do not have, and are not eligible to obtain, a Social Security number (SSN) issued by the Social Security Administration (SSA).
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October 2015

EITC and Child Tax Credit Promote Work, Reduce Poverty, and Support Children’s Development, Research Finds

Author(s): Chuck Marr, Chye-Ching Huang, Arloc Sherman, Brandon DeBot
This article cites to research evidencing that the EITC and CTC lead to improved infant and maternal health, better school performance, greater college enrollment, increased work and earnings in the next generation, and Social Security retirement benefits.