Featured Financial Literacy Program to Highlight California Financial Literacy Month (April 2013)The CAFLM Blog will feature financial literacy programs in March and April to highlight California Financial Literacy Month, April 2013. To feature your financial literacy program, see the CAFLM Blog post dated February 20, 2013.
Today we are highlighting:
Continued (4 of 4): Bank of the West . . . → Read More: Featured Financial Literacy Program: Bank of the West and CFED Partnership for Spend Some, Save Some
Free Tax Preparation Events in Yolo County
Families earning up to $50,270 from wages or self-employment are eligible for FREE tax preparation assistance and may receive a maximum of $5,891 in EITC based on their income and family size. Many people will qualify for the first time this year because of changes in their income, marital status . . . → Read More: Free Tax Preparation Events in Yolo County
EITC Awareness Day
Mark your calendars- EITC Awareness Day is Friday, January 25, 2013
Plan now to be part of EITC Awareness Day on Friday, January 25,2013 and join with other charitable and social organizations, elected officials, state and local government agencies, employers, and other interested parties in your community to generate extensive mainstream and social media coverage . . . → Read More: EITC Awareness Day – January 25
EITC Informational Supplement
Citi Community Development has produced Money Matters, an eight-page publication designed to enable hard-working taxpayers to take advantage of the tax benefits that are available to them.
Working with their community partners in a number of U.S. cities, they have created locally-customized versions of Money Matters that include lists of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites, . . . → Read More: EITC Informational Supplement
4 EZ Questions Between You and Your Money
Are you eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit?
Thanks to the WEb Connector EZ–an easy-to-use online EITC calculator– a bigger tax refund may be only a couple of clicks away!
To find out if you are eligible for the EITC, free tax help and other programs, just:
Look at the calculator, . . . → Read More: WE Connect’s WEb Connector EZ – Try it!
YouTube – Tax Tips: Earned Income Tax Credit
Watch this YouTube video describing the . . . → Read More: YouTube – Tax Tips: Earned Income Tax Credit
Free Tax Preparation Events in Yolo and Solano County
Assemblymember Mariko Yamada marks 6th Annual National Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Awareness Day, January 27, 2012, by announcing her partnership with the Children’s Network of Solano County, the United Way of the Bay Area, the Yolo Family Resource Center, the Yolo County Children’s Alliance, the Yolo Public . . . → Read More: Free Tax Preparation Events in Yolo and Solano County
Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Questions and Answers
What is the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)?
Who can claim the credit?
What if I was denied the EITC last year?
Who is a qualifying child?
Who is an eligible foster child?
What is Earned Income?
How do I figure my credit?
If I get the Advance EITC or AEITC do I have to file . . . → Read More: Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Questions and Answers
Is your organization on Twitter? Help spread the word about the Earned Income Tax Credit. The sample EITC tweets are part of an EITC Outreach Partner Toolkit, see the IRS EITC Web site for more information.
Tweet now through April 17, 2012. A great day to start is January 27, 2012 — EITC Awareness Day!
Earn $49,000 . . . → Read More: EITC Tweets! For EITC Awareness Day
EITC Awareness Day set for January 27, 2012
Nationwide in 2011, over 26 million people received nearly $59 billion in EITC.
EITC Statistics for California for tax returns filed during 2011:
Number of EITC Claims
Total EITC Amount
Average EITC Amount
Plan now to be part of EITC Awareness Day on Friday, January . . . → Read More: EITC Awareness Day – January 27, 2012