Tax Policy Center

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
What if, when you filed your income tax return, you were asked if you’d like to register to vote or update your voter registration? To...
April 3, 2019Vanessa Williamson
: TaxVox
Although overall IRS audit rates are remarkably low (less than one percent), returns claiming an EITC are twice as likely to be audited as those...
March 14, 2019Elaine MaagRobert A Weinberger
: TaxVox
The earned income tax credit (EITC) is a highly effective policy for fighting poverty that has garnered widespread praise from both Democrats and Republicans. In...
December 3, 2018Richard C. Auxier
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Here is the problem: Families with children are not fully benefitting from tax-based government safety net programs such as the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)...
August 17, 2018Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
Along with over 100 million others, I recently filed my 2017 federal income tax return. This was a special occurrence, because it was the first...
May 15, 2018Aravind Boddupalli