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Mar 13

North Carolina reduces its state EITC and allows it to expire for future years

On Wednesday, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed legislation that not only reduces the state’s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) from the current 5 percent to 4.5 percent of the federal credit, but also allows the credit to expire altogether at the end of 2013 as scheduled.
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Jan 13

Guest Commentary: Paid-prep rules encounter a bump in the road

The movement toward common-sense regulation of paid tax preparers has hit a bump, but hopefully not for long.
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Jan 13

RSVP for Tomorrow’s EITC Briefing on Capitol Hill

Although the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) represents important help to millions of working families, as many as one in five eligible taxpayers fail to claim it.
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Jan 13

Join Us at an EITC Congressional Briefing on Thursday, January 24th

Tax Credits for Working Families will partner with the National Community Tax Coalition and several other national organizations to host a Congressional briefing in Washington, D.C. on the importance of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) on Thursday, January 24.
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Jan 13

Guest Commentary: New State Data Show EITC’s Widespread Anti-Poverty Impact

Packed into the new year’s fiscal cliff deal was some good news for working families, including a provision that extends the 2009 Recovery Act expansions to the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC) by five years—targeted expansions that strengthened these credits for working families in response to the Great Recession and weak economic recovery that followed.
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Jan 13

Prepare Now for EITC Awareness Day

The IRS has developed a wide array of resources for state and local organizations, policymakers and the media to help draw attention to the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) in their communities.
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Jan 13

The Fiscal Cliff and Working Family Tax Credits

While the national media covered every twist and turn in the fiscal cliff negotiations, little attention was paid to the provisions of the law affecting tax credits for working families. So here’s the bottom line.
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