March 2015 — What’s Ahead for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the Child Tax Credit (CTC) in 2015 and Beyond?

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the Child Tax Credit (CTC) are widely recognized as critical income supports for millions of low-income families. While both have enjoyed bipartisan support and are proven to be powerful tools for lifting families and children out of poverty, there are movements afoot to alter the federal EITC and…

February 2015 — CFED’s New Support for the Community Tax Preparation Field

Free tax preparation services help tens of thousands of low and moderate-income families have their taxes filed in high quality, non-predatory, community settings. The success of this field has been built on developing technical expertise and peer-to-peer learning opportunities provided by a robust network. As we head into the 2015 tax season, it is more…

October 2014 — Investing in Savings At Tax Time: Insights for Funders

This webinar offers a briefing on the latest innovations and best practices for helping low-income consumers leverage tax time to begin saving. Speakers discussed scale innovations that hold promise for transforming the way low-income consumers begin and build savings as well as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Ready, Set, Save initiative and learnings from the 2014 Tax Season.