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January 2017

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) – Use the EITC Assistant to Find Out if You Should Claim it

This current year EITC Assistant will help you: find out your filing status; find out if you are eligible for EITC; determine if your child or children meet the tests for a qualifying child; and estimate the amount of credit.
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January 2017

Toolkit for Education Leaders: Your Campus Can Be Ready

This toolkit offers resources for education leaders to take the first steps toward equipping students with the skills they need for relationships based on equality and respect. 
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December 2016

Topic 607 - Adoption Credit and Adoption Assistance Programs

This page provides general information about the ATC including who can qualify, refund levels, and links to the necessary forms. The site also explains changes to the ATC over the past few years.
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December 2016

Innocent Spouse Relief (Including Separation of Liability and Equitable Relief)

In some instances, married people can get relief from joint tax liability. This site describes three types of relief, including the Innocent Spousal Relief which provides relief if your spouse or former spouse failed to report income, reported income improperly or claimed improper deductions or credits.
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December 2016

Child and Dependent Care Expenses: For use in preparing 2016 Returns

This booklet provides an overview of the CDCTC, explains which expenses qualify, and includes charts for determining eligibility and worksheets for correctly claiming the CDCTC on tax returns.
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December 2016

HIV Transmission

This resource provides information about risks of transmission of HIV through various types of intercourse, injection drug use, and other activities.
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December 2016

Child Tax Credit: For use in preparing 2016 Returns

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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December 2016

Tips for Having an Informed Conversation About Domestic Violence and HIV

This tip sheet discusses the intersection of DV and HIV and provides guidance for service providers working with HIV-positive DV survivors.
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November 2016

About HIV/AIDS

This page discusses the three stages of HIV infection. It also includes information about HIV testing and treatment options.
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November 2016

The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Block Grant: A Primer on TANF Financing and Federal Requirements

Specifically, it describes: federal TANF grants and state funds under a "maintenance-of-effort" (MOE) requirement; how states may use federal TANF and state MOE funds to help achieve the purpose and goals of the TANF block grant; rules that apply to states when they use TANF or MOE funds to provide cash welfare to needy families with children; rules that apply to states when they use TANF or MOE funds for benefits and services other than cash welfare; certain accountability requirements that apply to states, including requirements that states submit plans and report data to the federal gove
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November 2016

Free Tax Return Preparation for Qualifying Taxpayers

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

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.