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August 2016

Making Care Less Taxing: Improving State Child and Dependent Care Tax Provisions

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This report includes an analysis of various federal and state tax credits for families, qualifications and limitations, details about current tax provisions in each state, and forms for filing.
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February 2016

Improving the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit Would Help Working Families and Promote Tax Fairness for Women

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For nearly 60 years, Congress has recognized that the childcare expenses parents incur in order to earn income should be acknowledged in the tax code. This review provides an opportunity to strengthen and improve the CDCTC to reflect the needs of the increased number of mothers of young children in the labor force and the rising costs of child care.
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November 2015

Premium Tax Credit Information & Resources

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These materials are designed to provide general information about available financial assistance to help cover the cost of health insurance, specifically the premium tax credits.
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September 2015

If You Really Care About Reproductive Justice, You Should Care About Transgender Rights

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Topics covered in this fact sheet fall under the following assertions: reproductive justice requires transgender people have access to comprehensive health care; reproductive justice means economic justice for trans women; reproductive justice demands an end to physical violence against transgender individuals; reproductive justice necessitates the use of inclusive language; how you can support transgender rights and reproductive justice.
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July 2015

The Hyde Amendment Creates an Unacceptable Barrier to Women Getting Abortions

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This fact sheet explains how the Hyde Amendment withholds existing resources from qualified women, endangers women’s health, creates economic barriers and health concerns for low-income women, and particularly burdens women of color.
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January 2015

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

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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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December 2014

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

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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.
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September 2014

If You Care about Religious Freedom, You Should Care about Reproductive Justice

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This fact sheet outlines why health care providers should not deny women access to needed health care services, reproductive justice & religious freedom, why employers should not use their religious beliefs to deny women insurance coverage of health care services, why religious freedom should not include the freedom to discriminate against women, and how you can support reproductive justice and religious liberty values.
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October 2013

If You Really Care about Preventing Domestic and Sexual Violence, You Should Care about Reproductive Justice

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This fact sheets covers topics including how the advancement of reproductive justice can reduce violence against women, as well as ways in which advocates can simultaneously work to address intimate partner violence and support reproductive justice.
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January 2013

50 Years and Counting: The Unfinished Business of Achieving Fair Pay

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This report shines a light on federal and state policies that can help close the wage gap. It identifies the remaining barriers to achieving fair pay for women and concrete steps that can be taken by federal and state policymakers to ensure that women and their families are not struggling indefinitely to make do with less.
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February 2012

Cyberbullying and Sexual Harassment: FAQs about Cyberbullying and Title IX

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This fact sheet describes cyberbullying, its intersections with sexual harassment, and the application of Title IX which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in schools. It provides guidance to schools, students, and families in addressing these crimes.
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Toolkit for Advocates: Welcome to the 2014 Tax Credits Outreach Campaign!

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This toolkit provides the resources advocates and community leaders need to make sure families find out about state and federal tax credits for which they may be eligible.