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Top 3 Lessons from the Field: Canvassing to Low-Income Residents About EITC

We recently shadowed our partners at Sacred Heart Community Service in San Jose, Calif., in their EITC canvassing efforts. Find out what we learned about EITC canvassing on the ground.

“Oakland: Stop leaving your money on the table!”: Oakland Mayor Kicks Off Free Tax Prep, EITC Season

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) are refundable tax credits for low- to moderate-income working individuals and couples, particularly those with families. Many people who qualify for EITC and CalEITC do not know about the credits, that they qualify, or how to claim the credit, whether or not they are required to file their taxes.