Tag Archives: EITC

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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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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AARP Tax-Aide

The following bulletin was issued by the AARP Foundation, located in Washington, D.C. The service performed by AARP compliments the work of VITA sites (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) and IRS’ Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). AARP Tax-Aide is the nation’s … Continue reading

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Earned Income Tax Credit & Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Sites

Tax season is upon us and free tax sites, VITA sites, have opened their doors. This year several tax credits have been expanded to help put as much as $6,000 in the pockets of low-income working families. In particular, the … Continue reading

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