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Celebrating Free Tax Preparation Services as Tax Day Approaches

April 10, 2017

As we approach Tax Day on April 18, it’s the perfect time to celebrate the work of the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and the AARP Foundation’s Tax-Aide programs. Both programs provide free tax...

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For Many, Tax Day and Working-Family Tax Credits Create a Sense of Belonging and Dignity

April 18, 2016

It’s Tax Day, and for many low- and moderate-income American workers, tax time means claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), which helps offset federal taxes.  (Many of these families can also claim the low-income portion of the Child Tax Credit.)

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Happy VITA Awareness Day!

March 15, 2016

Each year, thousands of volunteers offer their time and expertise at Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites across the country to help low-income people file their taxes.  Today is VITA Awareness Day, designed to call...

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