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August 2020

How can economic justice efforts lead to the prevention of sexual and domestic violence?

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Efforts to promote economic justice are critical to preventing domestic violence and supporting survivors. The August 2020 TA Question of the Month explores 3 key strategies for furthering the prevention of sexual and domestic violence through economic justice.
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March 2020

States Can Adopt or Expand Earned Income Tax Credits to Build a Stronger Future Economy

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This paper makes the case for why states should consider a state-based EITC program. It explains how the EITC design rewards working families, how most states model their EITCs on the federal credit, and how state EITCs are easy to administer and less expensive than many other tax cuts.
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December 2019

Policy Basics: The Earned Income Tax Credit

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This fact sheet provides background information on the EITC, including who is eligible and work incentive features.
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December 2019

Policy Basics: The Child Tax Credit

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This fact sheet provides basic details about the CTC, including refundability and the value of the credit.
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September 2019

Emergency Financial First Aid Kit (EFFAK): Strengthen Your Financial Preparedness for Disasters and Emergencies

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The EFFAK is a flexible tool designed to help individuals and families at all income levels collect and secure the documentation they would need to get on the road to recovery without unnecessary delays, should disaster strike.
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August 2019

Innocent Spouse Relief (Including Separation of Liability and Equitable Relief)

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In some instances, married people can get relief from joint tax liability. This site describes three types of relief, including the Innocent Spousal Relief which provides relief if your spouse or former spouse failed to report income, reported income improperly or claimed improper deductions or credits.
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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

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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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.
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October 2017

Taxpayers Who are Victims of Domestic Abuse Should Know Their Rights

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Domestic abuse often includes control over finances, and important part of managing finances is understanding one’s tax rights. This page from the IRS offers information about survivors' rights when filing their taxes.
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October 2017

Tax Information for Survivors of Domestic Abuse

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This brochure provides basic information about Innocent Spousal Relief, including what documentation is needed and privacy issues.
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July 2017

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.