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.
From Upside Down to Right-Side Up: Redeploying $540 Billion in Federal Spending to Help All Families Save, Invest and Build Wealth
The United States federal government spent $540 billion in 2013 alone to help families save and build wealth.
Like you, we know that federal policies must be conducive to helping families climb the economic ladder.
This April, instead of thinking about taxes as a chore to check off your list, think about how fair tax spending could help all communities achieve the American dream.
Connect with VITA to put millions of dollars back in working families' pockets.
The Earned Income Tax Credit is a powerful income and wealth-building tool. This policy brief lays out four key recommendations for Congress.
With the start of tax season, it's time for us all to spread the word about the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and all of the benefits it provides for our economy. National EITC Awareness Day is on January 27!
Tax time is a financial springboard for millions of Americans. Research and the experience of tax preparers has shown that...
Join the Taxpayer Opportunity Network, which connects volunteer tax preparers with the resources they need to help low-income workers to...
The vast majority of tax incentives go to those at the top, not to those who need it most. Together, we will turn our upside-down tax code right-side up.
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