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Special Collection
January 2017

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Other Tax Credits

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This collection highlights key resources for the EITC, the Child Tax Credit, Health Coverage Tax Credits, and others, highlighting resources specific to domestic violence survivors and advocates working with survivors.
Special Collection
March 2016

Building Credit and Assets: Helping Survivors Recover from Economic Abuse

This special collection explores credit, asset building, and Individual Development Accounts (IDAs), their intersections, and how they can be leveraged to better support economic justice for survivors of domestic violence.
Special Collection
May 2009

Poverty and Domestic Violence

This collection emphasizes key documents on children and poverty, how poverty is measured, the intersection of domestic violence and poverty, and media messaging.
Special Collection
January 2006

Welfare and Domestic Violence

This collection includes materials related to welfare, now known as the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), with a particular focus on the Family Violence Option and related provisions and their implementation at the federal and state level.

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  • General Material
July 2017

Narrowing the Gaps: The Power of Investing in the Poorest Children

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UNICEF's analysis in this study indicates that the number of lives saved per million dollars invested among the poorest children is almost twice as high as the number saved by equivalent investments in less poor groups.
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  • General Material
May 2017

Justice Doesn't Trickle Down: How Racialized and Gendered Rules Are Holding Women Back

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This paper describes in detail a wide range of disparities and inequities experienced by women of color across the domains of economics, safety, and health. It explains that these outcomes are not the result of individual ambition or aptitudes, as conservatives often suggest, but rather an outgrowth of a web of racialized and gendered rules—policies, institutions, and practices—that have emerged from the United States’ long history of racism and sexism.
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  • General Material
January 2017

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

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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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  • General Material
January 2017

Out Of Reach 2017

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Advocates can get state and local information on rental costs in comparison to income.
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  • General Material
December 2016

Topic 607 - Adoption Credit and Adoption Assistance Programs

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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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  • General Material
December 2016

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

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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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  • General Material
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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  • General Material
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.