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January 2016

The Steep Climb to Economic Opportunity for Vulnerable Families

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This report summarizes the key findings from the 2016 Assets & Opportunity Scorecard and provides a deeper look at the racial wealth divide and the outcome and policy data trends over time and across states in the Scorecard’s five issue areas: Financial Assets & Income, Businesses & Jobs, Housing & Homeownership, Education and Health Care.
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January 2016

About AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

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The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is the largest free volunteer-run tax counseling and preparation service in the United States. Trained volunteers prepare tax returns and answer questions for low and middle income people, with special attention for those 60 years and older. Between January-April, the site provides information on sites around the country.
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January 2016

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

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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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January 2016

Frequently Asked Questions

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Question 2 in this FAQ specifically addresses whether getting the EITC or CTC will lower other government benefits
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December 2015

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.