TaxesPaying taxes is a fundamental part of the American experience. We’re working to make tax time and the tax code an opportunity for families to invest today in a better tomorrow.
Our tax code has been upside-down for too long. We’re fighting to turn it right-side up so the money our government spends reaches those who need it most. In this section, you can find news and resources about reforming the tax code. You will also find information about community tax preparation services available for low-income workers, because we believe that tax time can be a powerful moment for building financial health.
Using the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy ’s (ITEP) microsimulation model, which generates tax estimates for a sample of...
Wealth-Building for the Wealthy Through the Tax Code Continues as Families of Color Fall Further Behind
$729 billion. That’s how much the federal government spent through the tax code last year to help families build wealth....
Last week, members of the House Ways and Means Committee—which is responsible for crafting...
It's time to call a spade a spade: the Trump-Ryan plan for "tax reform" is simply tax breaks for the wealth.
The Earned Income Tax Credit is a powerful income and wealth-building tool. This policy brief lays out four key recommendations for Congress.
Connect with VITA to put millions of dollars back in working families' pockets.
This paper seeks to identify how—as a field—we can more effectively harness the power of activists to impact tax policy.
Tax time is a financial springboard for millions of Americans. Research and the experience of tax preparers has shown that tax time is one of the most critical moments in the financial lives of low- and moderate-income households.
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