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....
Yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee released the first draft of its fiscal year (FY) 2020 Financial Services and General Government...
Washington, D.C. – National nonprofits United Way and Prosperity Now are celebrating the permanent authorization of the Volunteer Income Tax...
The Earned Income Tax Credit is a powerful income and wealth-building tool. This policy brief lays out four key recommendations for Congress.
This zip file contains the three presentations presented by the Taxpayer Opportunity Network. These three topics in the presentation are tax time financial capability integration, creative service delivery, and volunteer management respectively.
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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