Did you know that workers in your community can receive up to $5,891 by claiming EITC, Earned Income Tax Credit, on their 2012 tax returns? Think of the financial boost EITC provides to your local community and the impact that influx of cash brings to your local economy.*
How Can You Help Get the Word Out?
Inform your residents who have earned income about EITC through both widespread and targeted communications so eligible members of your community get the benefit they earned.
Workers must have earned income to qualify for EITC
Earned income is taxable income received by working for someone or running one's own business or farm. Find out what is and what is not earned income on irs.gov.
Link upwith other government agencies, municipal offices, and social organizations in your community who promote EITC. Find out how; email:
Our Targeted Messages-Why Me? Why should you do this? What's my role as a revenue agency, vendor regulatory and/or licensing agency, communication manager, school, real estate tax or housing authorities or...?
Tried and True Tips --suggestions and best practices from successful EITC campaigns to find out what other government agencies, offices, employers, and public schools are doing to spread EITC awareness.
Basic EITC Marketing and Communication Materials -more ideas and tools for increasing EITC Awareness
Information on State and Local Government EITC Program.
Last Updated: 3/18/2013