EITC Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

"Where will I find the money to…..?"

That's the question on the minds of low income working Americans everywhere. As they struggle to make ends meet more than ever this year, you can make a real difference in their lives by making them aware of the Earned Income Tax Credit.

For more than 35 years, the EITC has been one of the largest government programs for raising low income workers above the poverty line. The average credit is $2,000. Imagine the difference this could make to struggling working people in your community.

This year, millions more will be newly eligible for the EITC because their incomes have declined. Yet, they may not be aware of this credit or that they qualify. You can help them get the credit they've earned—and desperately need-- by airing these PSAs.

Please review these attention-getting PSAs, and run them as often as you can between now and tax filing day, April 17, 2012.

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The smart money is on Free File this tax season.

Now, more than ever, it pays to be smart with money. And there's no smarter move than using Free File, exclusively from the IRS, to do federal taxes. Free File offers both brand-name tax software and online fillable forms that even check math.

The software, offered through a public-private partnership between the IRS and the Free File Alliance, a consortium of software providers, can be used by the 100 million taxpayers who had an adjusted gross income of $57,000 or less in 2011 – that's 70 percent of all Americanstaxpayers. Online fillable forms are the electronic alternative to paper IRS forms and have no income limit on their use. Whether filing electronically using Free File software or fillable forms, taxpayers who choose direct deposit can expect a refund in about 10 days.

Both Free File options are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, starting January 17, 2012. Some software products are also available in Spanish.
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EITC 2011-2012

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"The List" "The List" "Smart Money"

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Script pdf

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Spanish Script pdf

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To download files:
For a single file: PC - click on blue filename to view or save; MAC - command and left click on filename to view or save.
To download multiple files, check boxes and proceed to 'download basket' tab. You will be asked to install a Java Applet. More information.

EITC 2011-2012

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"Moneygami"

"Moneygami" Spanish

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To download files:
For a single file: PC - click on blue filename to view or save; MAC - command and left click on filename to view or save.
To download multiple files, check boxes and proceed to 'download basket' tab. You will be asked to install a Java Applet. More information.