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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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December 2019

EITC and CTC Comparison Chart

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This chart compares EITC and CTC qualifications based on income, taxpayer ID number, filing status, age requirement, and child qualifications.
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November 2019

Vital Signs: Estimated Proportion of Adult Health Problems Attributable to Adverse Childhood Experiences and Implications for Prevention: 25 States, 2015–2017

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Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), such as victimization, substance misuse in the household, or witnessing intimate partner violence, have been linked to leading causes of adult morbidity and mortality. This report presents the CDC’s first ever comprehensive estimates of the potential to improve Americans’ health by preventing ACEs.
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  • NRCDV Publications
November 2019

How can allies support trans and genderqueer communities for Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) and beyond?

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Holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) event is a strong show of support for the trans and genderqueer communities. If you are thinking about organizing one in your area, there are a number of important considerations before finalizing your plans. In NRCDV's November 2019 TA Question of the Month, guest author Miller Hoffman offers key considerations for allies.
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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

How can movement building support our efforts for social change and collective thriving?

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In 2014, the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence began to lay a foundation for movement building. In NRCDV's October 2019 TA Question of the Month, writers from the Idaho Coalition discuss their efforts to end patriarchy, sexism, racism, nationalism, classism, homophobia, transphobia, able-ism, audism, anti-semitism, religious discrimination, and xenophobia/anti-immigrant sentiment through movement building.
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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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  • NRCDV Publications
September 2019

How can protective orders support survivors’ safety?

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Protective orders, also called restraining orders, protection orders, or injunctions depending on the state, can be an invaluable tool that survivors can utilize to obtain safety. NRCDV's September 2019 TA Question of the Month outlines some of the key ways in which protective orders can support survivors' safety.
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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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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.