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  • 04/11/08
    2008 California RAL Report - Counties with Highest Number of Refund Anticipation Loans
    The chart, "Counties with the Highest Number of Total Returns Filed ," from "Keeping What They've Earned: Tax Credits for Working Families in California," a March 2008 report on how low-income families lose billions each year in Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) benefits to high-interest, short-term loans, tax preparation fees, and other financial products issued by commercial tax preparers.
  • 04/11/08
    2008 California RAL Report - Counties with Highest Percentage of Refund Anticipation Loans
    The chart, "Counties with the Highest Percentage of Refund Anticipation Loan (RALs) Purchases," from "Keeping What They've Earned: Tax Credits for Working Families in California," a March 2008 report on how low-income families lose billions each year in Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) benefits to high-interest, short-term loans, tax preparation fees, and other financial products issued by commercial tax preparers.
  • 04/11/08
    2008 California Refund Anticipation Loan Report Total Dollars Lost
    The chart, "Total Dollars Lost to Tax Preparation Fees, Refund Anticipation Loans (RALs) and Refund Anticipation Checks (RACs) in CA Cities with the Highest Number of Returns Filed," from "Keeping What They've Earned: Tax Credits for Working Families in California," a March 2008 report on how low-income families lose billions each year in Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) benefits to high-interest, short-term loans, tax preparation fees, and other financial products issued by commercial tax preparers.
  • 04/03/08
    Halting the Loss of Billions of Dollars in Earned Income Tax Credit Benefits in Texas (April 2008)
    "Halting the Loss of Billions of Dollars in Earned Income Tax Credit Benefits in Texas," from April 2008, reports on how low-income families lose billions each year in Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) benefits to high-interest, short-term loans, tax preparation fees, and other financial products issued by commercial tax preparers. The report warns low-income families to avoid Refund Anticipation Loans whose high interest rates cause families to forfeit a significant percentage of their refunds in order to receive their money a little earlier. The report provides action items that lifts children out of poverty by helping their working families keep more of the money they've earned.
  • 04/03/08
    Halting the Loss of Billions of Dollars in Earned Income Tax Credit Benefits in the State of Mississippi (April 2008)
    "Halting the Loss of Billions of Dollars in Earned Income Tax Credit Benefits in the State of Mississippi" from April 2008, reports on how low-income families lose billions each year in Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) benefits to high-interest, short-term loans, tax preparation fees, and other financial products issued by commercial tax preparers. The report warns low-income families to avoid Refund Anticipation Loans whose high interest rates cause families to forfeit a significant percentage of their refunds in order to receive their money a little earlier. The report provides action items that lifts children out of poverty by helping their working families keep more of the money they've earned.
  • Marian Wright Edelman 03/28/08
    Child Watch® Column: "Let's Not Discard Working Families That Got Subprimed"
    "The economic downturn that has rocked our nation over the last few months has been attributed in part to the subprime mortgage crisis. Its impact on our nation's biggest mortgage lenders, major banks and Wall Street investment houses with holdings and investments in subprime mortgages ..."
  • 03/26/08
    Keeping What They've Earned: Tax Credits for Working Families in California (March 2008)
    "Keeping What They've Earned: Tax Credits for Working Families in California," from March 2008, reports on how low-income families lose billions each year in Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) benefits to high-interest, short-term loans, tax preparation fees, and other financial products issued by commercial tax preparers. The report warns low-income families to avoid Refund Anticipation Loans whose high interest rates cause families to forfeit a significant percentage of their refunds in order to receive their money a little earlier. The report provides action items that lifts children out of poverty by helping their working families keep more of the money they've earned.
  • 03/24/08
    Halting the Loss of Billions of Dollars in Earned Income Tax Credit Benefits
    "Halting the Loss of Billions of Dollars in Earned Income Tax Credit Benefits," from March 2008, reports on how low-income families lose billions each year in Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) benefits to high-interest, short-term loans, tax preparation fees, and other financial products issued by commercial tax preparers. The report warns low-income families to avoid Refund Anticipation Loans (RAL) whose high interest rates cause families to forfeit a significant percentage of their refunds in order to receive their money a little earlier. The report provides action items that lifts children out of poverty by helping their working families keep more of the money they've earned.
  • Marian Wright Edelman 03/21/08
    Child Watch® Column: "Helping Low-Income Taxpayers Get Their Due"
    "Great news: Within the thousands of pages of tax law lies a provision called the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) that enables many working poor families to climb out of poverty...."
  • 03/17/08
    Total Dollars Lost to Tax Preparation Fees, RALs and RACs in the U.S. (Tax Year 2005)
    The chart, "Total Dollars Lost to Tax Preparation Fees, RALs and RACs in the U.S. (Tax Year 2005)," from "Halting the Loss of Billions of Dollars in Earned Income Tax Credit Benefits" that provides state-by-state stats on the number of tax returns, number of EITC tax returns, percentage of EITC returns that used paid prerparers, the percentage of returns with a RAL and the dollars lost to tax preparation, RALs and RACs.
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