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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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August 2020

Survivors Know Best: How to Disrupt Intimate Partner Violence During COVID-19 and Beyond

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Through their Safety Fund launched in April 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, FreeFrom collected data from 1,300 survivors in 36 states and Puerto Rico on their financial health, the financial cost of experiencing abuse, what their needs are right now, and how our society can best support them through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. This report details these findings and serves as a call to action for greater investment in and support for the long-term financial security and safety of survivors everywhere.
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March 2020

What do advocates need to know to help survivors this tax season?

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Tax season can evoke a range of emotions for people, from excitement to anxiety. Frequently, tax time is associated with a tax refund, which can represent the single largest lump sum many families receive in any given year. These refunds can provide a pathway to transition out of poverty and to build wealth. NRCDV's March 2020 TA Question of the Month explores strategies for supporting survivors this tax season.
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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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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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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.