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Taxpayer Education - 2010

Taxpayer education can provide extension agents with measureable impacts that make a difference for low and moderate income families by helping them both save hundreds of dollars on tax preparation costs and receive thousands of dollars in tax refunds. And those dollars can help strengthen local economies. The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) programs involve the Internal Revenue Service, the Cooperative Extension System, and NIFA national program leaders. The following examples and reference documents provide more information.