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March 2021

What is the role of TANF programs in preventing and addressing IPV and how can TANF workers best support survivors?

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Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and poverty are mutually reinforcing and correlated. The March 2021 TA Question of the Month explores how Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) helps survivors afford the basics and rebuild their lives after violence.
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March 2021

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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March 2021

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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March 2021

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) – Use the EITC Assistant to Find Out if You Should Claim it

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This current year EITC Assistant will help you: find out your filing status; find out if you are eligible for EITC; determine if your child or children meet the tests for a qualifying child; and estimate the amount of credit.
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January 2021

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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  • NRCDV Publications
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September 2020

National Prevention Town Hall 2020 Breakout Session 2C: Addressing Wage Equity & Economic Justice at All Levels of Our Movement

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In September 2020, the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence held its first National Prevention Town Hall. In this breakout session, presenters Merkeb Yohannes and Layla Elabed from the Michigan Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence (MCEDSV) share lessons learned from MCEDSV's efforts to center economic justice and wage equity at all levels of their work, both internally and externally.
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  • NRCDV Publications
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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  • NRCDV Publications
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.