Category Archives: Community Resources

Today Is EITC Awareness Day

Today is EITC Awareness Day, a day to promote a program of benefit to working families and individuals. EITC is a tax program although it acts very much like a safety-net program. It puts over $1 billion in the hands … Continue reading

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2019 Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Information

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a refundable tax credit for families and individuals who have income from employment. It increases the amount refunded to a taxpayer or reduces the amount of tax owed. For 2018, 576,000 filers in … Continue reading

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Websites For Philadelphia Committeepeople

This guide is a collection of website links and other documents useful to Democratic Committeepeople in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, especially new ones. It covers such areas as voter registration, election results, party organizations and rules, elected officials and community resources. It … Continue reading

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LIHEAP Deadline For New Jersey: August 31

This is a quick reminder that New Jersey energy consumers have until August 31 to submit an application under the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). New Jersey has a very late deadline because of a few factors: declining SNAP … Continue reading

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DCAid – New Screening Tool For Housing and Energy Programs

The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs’ (DCA) Division of Housing and Community Resources recently launched “DCAid”, an eligibility screen tool to help consumers find housing-related assistance programs for which they may qualify. In a press release, Lt. Governor and … Continue reading

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EITC, Vita Sites And Free File

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a refundable tax credit for families and individuals who have income from employment. It increases the amount refunded to a taxpayer or reduces the amount of tax owed. You must file a tax … Continue reading

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NJSave – Online Application For Seniors

The New Jersey Division of Aging Services has launched a new online application, NJSave, for the benefit of older New Jerseyans. It is targeted to individuals with lower income or disabilities. The application makes it easier to evaluate program eligibility … Continue reading

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