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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

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.
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September 2016

State Fact Sheets: The Earned Income and Child Tax Credits

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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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August 2016

American Opportunity Tax Credit: Questions and Answers

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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

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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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June 2016

Fact Sheet 6(a): Facts on FACTA

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The guide provides statistics and references to reports, including ongoing studies of the credit reporting industry by the Fair Trade Commission.
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May 2016

Chart Book: The Earned Income Credit and Child Tax Credit

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