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Eligibility for Premium Tax Credit for Victims of Domestic Abuse

This notice provides guidance on circumstances in which a victim of domestic abuse who is married within the meaning of § 7703 of the Internal Revenue Code and is unable to file a joint tax return may claim a premium tax credit under § 36B.
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The Equal Pay Act of 1963

The Equal Pay Act of 1963 - prohibiting sex-based wage discrimination for men and women performing substantially equal work in the same establishment
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Frequently Asked Questions about Individual Development Accounts

This page covers all the basics of IDAs including what they are, who qualifies, funding sources, and how to start an IDA program. Also available is a link to join a network of IDA providers.
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First Steps to Building an IDA Project in Native Communities

This brief document presents an overview of the challenges and considerations when creating an IDA program with Native American communities.
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Your Money Matters: Tax Information for Survivors of Domestic Violence

This brochure provides basic information about Innocent Spousal Relief, including what documentation is needed and privacy issues.
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Establishing Individual Development Accounts for Domestic Violence Survivors

This brief fact sheet describes IDA programs, eligibility requirements, and how AFI grantees can work with domestic violence programs to offer IDAs to survivors.
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Tax Credits For Working Families

The Tax Credit for Working Families site is a resource for research and information about the EITC, CTC, CDCTC, and the Property Tax Circuit Breaker.
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529 Plans: Questions and Answers

A 529 Savings Plan, named after the corresponding IRS code, is an account in which individuals can make after-tax deposits and save for future higher education costs. This page addresses common questions and answers about 529 plans.
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Providing Financial Education Services to Domestic Violence Survivors

This brief paper discusses the importance of financial education programs, and specific considerations when working with domestic violence survivors.