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December 2018

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

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The tax codes of the federal government and over half the states have some type of child and dependent care (CADC) tax provision that reduces the amount of tax owed by families and, in some instances, increases their tax refunds. This suite of Making Care Less Taxing materials from the National Women's Law Center provides a comprehensive overview of CADC tax provisions.
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November 2018

Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010: Information Center

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The Act was passed and signed into law in December 2010. It extends Bush-era tax cuts, unemployment insurance, and specific provisions under ARRA including key tax credit programs for families. This page provides an overview of the Act and implications for tax payers.
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November 2018

Widening the Lens: The Bi-directional Pathways between Domestic Violence and Social Factors

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This brief provides a synthesis of the research connecting housing instability, economic insecurity, substance misuse, and domestic violence. It also includes a short discussion of the broad social context in which patterns of domestic violence occur and a series of recommendations for decision makers, policy developers, and organizational leaders working to prevent domestic violence in their communities.
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October 2018

Dreams Deferred: A Survey on the Impact of Intimate Partner Violence on Survivors’ Education, Careers, and Economic Security

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This report examines the educational, career, and economic effects of intimate partner violence by presenting findings from a survey of 164 survivors developed by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research and administered at transitional housing programs, shelters, and other domestic violence programs in 11 states and the District of Columbia. 
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September 2018

The Economic Cost of Intimate Partner Violence: Implications for Prevention

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In this webinar recording, researchers from PreventConnect, the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV), and CDC explore the long-term economic cost of intimate partner violence and implications for prevention policy and practice.
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August 2018

How can domestic and sexual violence advocates and housing providers help survivors plan for safety while working together to secure safe and stable housing?

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Survivors face numerous barriers to keeping or trying to access safe housing. In NRCDV's August 2018 TA Question of the Month, Kris Billhardt of the National Alliance for Safe Housing explores ways that advocates and housing providers can collaborate to meet survivors' housing needs.
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August 2018

Financial Insecurity and Domestic Violence: A Conversation about Child Support

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In this New Thinking podcast, Michael Hayes from the Office of Child Support Enforcement and Krista Del Gallo from the Texas Council on Family Violence talk with Robert V. Wolf about strategies that states and the federal government are promoting to help survivors safety access child support.
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July 2018

Tax credits help offset 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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March 2018

Showing Up: How We See, Speak, and Disrupt Racial Inequity Facing Survivors

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This report shares themes and issues from the Racial & Economic Equity for Survivors Project's 2017 listening sessions in order to aid in self-reflection, challenge dominant narratives, support improved data collection and analysis, and to begin, continue, or advance conversations and work toward racial equity for domestic and sexual violence survivors.
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March 2018

Tax-Time Products 2018: New Generation of Tax Time Loans Surges in Popularity

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In this tax-time financial products report explains the replacement of refund anticipation loans with refund anticipation checks, the difference between the two products, and historical data on the two products.
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March 2018

Supporting Partnerships for Anti-Racist Communities (SPARC) Phase One Study Findings

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In September 2016, the Center for Social Innovation launched SPARC (Supporting Partnerships for AntiRacist Communities) to understand and respond to racial inequities in homelessness. Through a mixed-methods (quantitative and qualitative) study, the SPARC team documented high rates of homelessness among people of color and began to map their pathways into and barriers to exit from homelessness. This report presents key findings from this study.
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February 2018

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.