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August 2016

Making Care Less Taxing: Improving State Child and Dependent Care Tax Provisions

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The tax codes of the federal government and over half the states have some type of child and dependent care (CADC) tax provision that reduces the amount of tax owed by families and, in some instances, increases their tax refunds. This suite of Making Care Less Taxing materials from the National Women's Law Center provides a comprehensive overview of CADC tax provisions.
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May 2016

Chart Book: The Earned Income Credit and Child Tax Credit

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This chart book provides important information about these working-family tax credits and outlines priorities for making the credits more effective.
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May 2016

How can domestic violence advocates support National Community Action Month?

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In NRCDV's May 2016 TA Question of the month, Patty Branco highlights the importance of building and sustaining partnerships between domestic violence programs and anti-poverty organizations.
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February 2016

Improving the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit Would Help Working Families and Promote Tax Fairness for Women

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For nearly 60 years, Congress has recognized that the childcare expenses parents incur in order to earn income should be acknowledged in the tax code. This review provides an opportunity to strengthen and improve the CDCTC to reflect the needs of the increased number of mothers of young children in the labor force and the rising costs of child care.
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February 2016

The Child Tax Credit: Economic Analysis and Policy Options

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This report provides an economic analysis of the child tax credit, explores how the credit has affected taxpayers' behavior about working and having children, and examines the complexity of administering this tax provision in the context of other child-related tax benefits.
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January 2016

The Steep Climb to Economic Opportunity for Vulnerable Families

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This report summarizes the key findings from the 2016 Assets & Opportunity Scorecard and provides a deeper look at the racial wealth divide and the outcome and policy data trends over time and across states in the Scorecard’s five issue areas: Financial Assets & Income, Businesses & Jobs, Housing & Homeownership, Education and Health Care.
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January 2016

U.S. Federal Poverty Guidelines Used to Determine Financial Eligibility for Certain Federal Program

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In addition to providing the poverty guidelines for 2016, this webpage describes two slightly different versions of the federal poverty measure: poverty thresholds and poverty guidelines.
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January 2016

Frequently Asked Questions

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Question 2 in this FAQ specifically addresses whether getting the EITC or CTC will lower other government benefits
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December 2015

Tax Deal Makes Permanent Key Improvements to Working-Family Tax Credits

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This report discusses the bipartisan tax deal that permanently extends key improvements in the CTC and the EITC that were slated to expire after 2017.
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October 2015

EITC and Child Tax Credit Promote Work, Reduce Poverty, and Support Children’s Development, Research Finds

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This article cites to research evidencing that the EITC and CTC lead to improved infant and maternal health, better school performance, greater college enrollment, increased work and earnings in the next generation, and Social Security retirement benefits.
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August 2015

Two Sides of the Same Coin: Integrating Economic and Reproductive Justice

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This report delineates some of the many interconnections between reproductive health and economic security, as well as the impact of access to abortion specifically on women’s economic status, health, and relationships.
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March 2015

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program

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This webpage describes who can help through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program as well as how to prepare for VITA assistance.