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November 2019

Disability and Earned Income Tax Credit

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This webpage provides information about what disability benefits apply as earned income for EITC, claiming a qualifying child with a disability, and more.
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November 2019

Free Tax Return Preparation for Qualifying Taxpayers

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The IRS VITA and Tax Counseling for the Elderly programs offer free tax help for taxpayers who qualify. This site provides basic information about these programs, how to find services by state, and what type of documentation is needed.
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  • NRCDV Publications
October 2019

Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence Need Paid Safe Days

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Nearly 20 million people experience domestic violence, sexual violence or stalking by intimate partners every year in the United States. Nearly 1,300 women die from intimate partner violence and nearly two million are injured each year. This fact sheet outlines how a national paid sick and safe days standard would help provide victims and survivors the support and job stability they need to escape and address violence.
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September 2019

Criminal Victimization, 2018

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This report is the 46th in a series that began in 1973. It provides official estimates of criminal victimizations reported and not reported to police from the National Crime Victimization Survey. It describes the characteristics of crimes, victims, and offenders.
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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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  • Training Tools
August 2019

Strong Families Respect Each Other: What Native Youth Need to Know About Domestic Violence

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The National Indigenous Women's Resource Center's Native Youth Handbook, produced in partnership with the Native Youth Sexual Health Network, contains definitions on domestic violence, examples of controlling violence, what to do if you are experiencing domestic violence in any form, for family and friends of people experiencing domestic violence and how Native youth can lead the change to breaking the silence around domestic violence in their communities.
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August 2019

Domestic and Family Violence in Hmong Communities

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This factsheet offers demographic data, statistics, and resources on domestic violence, sexual assault, and other forms of abuse in Hmong communities.
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August 2019

Topic 607 - Adoption Credit and Adoption Assistance Programs

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This page provides general information about the ATC including who can qualify, refund levels, and links to the necessary forms. The site also explains changes to the ATC over the past few years.
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July 2019

Tax Benefits for Education: Information Center

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This page provides information about tax credits, deductions and savings plans that can help taxpayers with their expenses for higher education.
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June 2019

American Opportunity Tax Credit: Questions and Answers

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This page provides basic information about the AOTC, including how to qualify, which expenses are allowable, and where to access application forms.
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  • NRCDV Publications
June 2019

Domestic Violence: Grants for Survivors and Advocates

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These funding opportunities are for survivors of domestic violence and domestic violence advocates. All grants are available to a national audience.
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June 2019

May 2019 Findings: Immigrant Survivors Fear Reporting Violence

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A coalition of national organizations gathered feedback from nearly six hundred advocates and attorneys from across the U.S., learning that many immigrant victims of domestic and sexual violence are now too afraid to call the police or go to court to get help. Advocates report that survivors have an increased fear of deportation, retaliation by their abusers, and separation from their children.