2008 Mississippi RAL Report - Counties with Highest Number of Refund Anticipation Loans

Release Date: April 15, 2008
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The chart, "Total Dollars Lost to Tax Preparation Fees, Refund Anticipation Loans (RALs) and Refund Anticipation Checks (RACs) in Mississippi Counties with the Highest Percentage of EITC Returns with RALs, Tax Year 2005," from "Halting the Loss of Billions of Dollars in Earned Income Tax Credit Benefits in the State of Mississippi" a April 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.