Free tax preparation sites across the country played a critical role during last year’s historic roll out of the Affordable Care Act. The coming tax year will provide additional opportunities for tax preparation sites to assist families to enroll in health care coverage.
A report from First Nation’s Development Institute shares the importance of VITA sites in Native communities throughout the US.
Tax season 2014 overlaps with the enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act. Premium tax credits provide an incentive for tax prep services around the country to connect with ACA enrollment initiatives.
Each year the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings receives ZIP code-level administrative data from the IRS that offer a detailed look at all tax filers as well as taxpayers who claimed the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).
The Stats by State: Brookings Releases State-level data on the Characteristics of EITC-Eligible Tax Payers
Each year, the Brookings Institute updates their EITC profiles for all states and the 100 largest Metro Areas, as part of their Earned Income Tax Credit Series.
New research from the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities offers an analysis of how the EITC and Child Tax Credits (CTC) help keep military families (both current and formerly active members of the armed services) out of poverty.