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September 2015

Emergency Financial First Aid Kit (EFFAK): Strengthen Your Financial Preparedness for Disasters and Emergencies

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The EFFAK is a flexible tool designed to help individuals and families at all income levels collect and secure the documentation they would need to get on the road to recovery without unnecessary delays, should disaster strike.
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May 2015

Ten Facts about the Child Tax Credit

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This page provides quick facts about the CTC including qualifications, credit levels, limitations, and links to application forms.
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May 2015

Two Education Credits Help Pay Higher Education Costs

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This fact sheet includes basic information on the American Opportunity Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit, as well as links to related tax forms.
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May 2015

Claiming the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit

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This page provides basic facts about the CDCTC including qualified expenses, credit levels, limitations, and links to relevant forms.
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May 2015

Debt Collection (Information on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act)

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This webpage provides background information on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, which prohibits debt collectors from using abusive, unfair, or deceptive practices to collect debts from individuals.
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May 2015

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Credit Counseling

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This webpage provides information on credit counseling for consumers, as well as agencies. Questions and answers cover a wide range of issues that fall under the counseling process.
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April 2015

What is a 529 Plan?

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This brief video describes the 529 Plan, an investment account designed to help families save for college.
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March 2015

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program

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This webpage describes who can help through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program as well as how to prepare for VITA assistance.
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February 2015

Strengthening the EITC for Childless Workers Would Promote Work and Reduce Poverty

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This article discusses how the EITC misses many low-wage childless workers, how strengthening the credit could social and economic benefits, and ideas on how to strengthen the credit for childless workers.
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February 2015

Building and Repairing Your Credit History for Survivors of Domestic Violence

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This is a printable brochure with a basic explanation of what credit reports are and how survivors can explain negative information on their credit reports, add positive information, and build a credit history.
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January 2015

Publication 524: Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled

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This publication explains who is eligible for the credit for the elderly or the disabled, as well as how to figure the credit.
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January 2015

Immigrant Families

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This webpage includes strategies to assist immigrant workers with claiming their tax credits.