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Check out our range of printable materials to help you understand the EITC to get the most money back this . . . → Read More: File for Free – Free Tax Prep Finder (interactive map)
Are You Eligible for the Federal EITC?
Follow the chart attached to see if you are eligible for the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) when ling as Single.
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EITC Awareness Day – 10th Anniversary
EITC Awareness Day was January 29, 2016!
It’s not too late to get involved!
See how below…
Each year, IRS joins partners nationwide to launch the EITC Awareness Day outreach campaign to ensure that millions of low-and moderate-income workers get the credit they deserve and get it right. The IRS invites community organizations, elected . . . → Read More: EITC Awareness Day was January 29, 2016!
CSAs Build Students’ College Savings and Aspirations
The data from the 2016 Assets & Opportunity Scorecard is out, and seven years after the recession, financial insecurity is still the norm for too many American families. Take, for example, liquid asset poverty. More than 40% of all American households are “liquid asset poor,” meaning they lack a . . . → Read More: CFED: CSAs Build Students’ College Savings and Aspirations
FDIC Announces Upcoming Community Affairs Webinar for Financial Institutions: Savings Strategies During America Saves Week 2016
The FDIC’s Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection (DCP) Community Affairs Branch will host a webinar titled Help Encourage Individuals and Families to Save on February 3, 2016, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (EST). The webinar will highlight strategies . . . → Read More: FDIC Announces Upcoming Community Affairs Webinar for Financial Institutions: Savings Strategies During ASW2016
Report identity theft and get a personal recovery plan at IdentityTheft.gov
Millions of people are affected by identity theft each year. It might start with a mysterious credit card charge, a bill you don’t recognize, or a letter from the IRS that says you already got your refund — even though you didn’t.
If someone uses your information . . . → Read More: Report identity theft and get a personal recovery plan at IdentityTheft.gov
Central Coast Region Family Financial Well-Being Round Table Event
The Ventura County Community Development Corporation (VCCDC) in collaboration with the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco cordially invites you to a special event, Family Financial Well-Being Forum.
The event will take place on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 from 8:30AM to 11:30AM. See attached flyer.
The purpose of the . . . → Read More: Central Coast Region Family Financial Well-Being Round Table Event
Discuss Feb. 7-10 at the 2016 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference
What can community development learn from Los Angeles? Join the discussion at the 2016 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference.
Economic opportunity does not happen in a vacuum: it takes a coordinated approach to housing, education, public safety, healthcare, transportation, and jobs. At the 2016 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference, . . . → Read More: What can community development learn from Los Angeles? Join the discussion at the 2016 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference.
GO-Biz to Host Small Business Summit in San Francisco – January 19, 2016
The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) today announced that it is hosting a Small Business Summit in San Francisco as part of an ongoing series of events throughout the state to help small business owners and entrepreneurs access resources.
The summit . . . → Read More: GO-Biz to Host Small Business Summit in San Francisco – January 19, 2016
Unaffordable Or Underwater Mortgage? Keep Your Home California Could Help With $100,000 In Mortgage Assistance
California homeowners with unaffordable or underwater mortgages could receive as much as $100,000 in free mortgage assistance from Keep Your Home California, but they are encouraged to apply soon while the federally funded program has program funds remaining
The Principal Reduction Program . . . → Read More: Keep Your Home California: Help for Underwater Homeowners