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Information and Resources To Claim the Earned Income Tax Credit

The purpose of this article is to bring attention of the Earned Income Tax Credit – both federal and state – to New Jerseyans and to provide links to various EITC resources. According to national statistics, about 20% – 25% … Continue reading

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EITC Awareness Day – January 27, 2012

The Internal Revenue Service has declared January 27, 2012 as Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Awareness Day. It is a program enacted in 1975 during the Nixon Administration and expanded during the Reagan years. Although technically a tax program, it … Continue reading

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EITC Awareness Day – January 28, 2011

Earned Income Tax Credit Can Put Money in Your Pocket You could be eligible to get more money back from the IRS – as much as $5,666. If you earned less than $48,362 from wages, self-employment or farming last year, … Continue reading

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33,000 New Jerseyans Losing Unemployment in Need of Help

In the past week news articles have reported that nearly 33,000 New Jersey workers are exhausting their extended unemployment benefits. Although we are also hearing about a few positive economic indicators, one of the last one’s to improve is the … Continue reading

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