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January 2016

U.S. Federal Poverty Guidelines Used to Determine Financial Eligibility for Certain Federal Program

In addition to providing the poverty guidelines for 2016, this webpage describes two slightly different versions of the federal poverty measure: poverty thresholds and poverty guidelines.
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December 2015

Tax Deal Makes Permanent Key Improvements to Working-Family Tax Credits

Author(s): Chuck Marr
This report discusses the bipartisan tax deal that permanently extends key improvements in the CTC and the EITC that were slated to expire after 2017.
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October 2015

EITC and Child Tax Credit Promote Work, Reduce Poverty, and Support Children’s Development, Research Finds

Author(s): Chuck Marr, Chye-Ching Huang, Arloc Sherman, Brandon DeBot
This article cites to research evidencing that the EITC and CTC lead to improved infant and maternal health, better school performance, greater college enrollment, increased work and earnings in the next generation, and Social Security retirement benefits.
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August 2015

Two Sides of the Same Coin: Integrating Economic and Reproductive Justice

This report delineates some of the many interconnections between reproductive health and economic security, as well as the impact of access to abortion specifically on women’s economic status, health, and relationships.
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May 2015

Ten Facts about the Child Tax Credit

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

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

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

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program

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

Author(s): Chuck Marr, Chye-Ching Huang
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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January 2015

After DOMA: Tax Filing FAQs for Same-Sex Married Couples

This fact sheet includes questions and answers designed to give general information about tax issues that same-sex couples will be dealing with in tax year 2013 and beyond, and is not meant to be exhaustive. It is intended for general information purposes only.
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January 2015

EITC and CTC Comparison Chart

This chart compares EITC and CTC qualifications based on income, taxpayer ID number, filing status, age requirement, and child qualifications.
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December 2014

The EITC and the Refundable Child Tax Credit Are Extremely Important to Women’s Economic Security

Author(s): Amy Matsui, Katherine Gallagher Robbins
This fact sheet evidences how refundable tax credits for low- and moderate income working families, including the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC), provide a significant economic boost to women and their families.