Provide free tax prep to low-income populations –No fees ever –EITC, the greatest poverty reduction tool in the nation –Benefits access and financial empowerment. What is the tax campaign?
In King County, boosting EITC uptake by 5%, would lead to 4,717 more people receiving the credit EITC Uptake 20% Greatest federal measure for financial stability who are eligible don’t claim EITC
Any household making under $52,000 Households with an ITIN People without banking can get refund checks cashed for free. Whom do we serve? We have multi-lingual volunteers at each site to serve our diverse range of clientele.
$21,000 Median Income $22 Million in Refunds Million in EITC $7.7 Million in CTC $5 14,900 clients in 2013 Other refunds and credits
Asset Building Credit Pull SNAP Utility Asst FAFSA CHIP Misc 1,500 total Twice as many volunteers Opportunity for healthcare enrollment 2014: 2013:
Community effort We need your support to reach more clients Community Outreach 50,000 flyers earned media bus ads radio local newspapers community events social media multi-lingual word of mouth
YOU are a trusted source. Community Outreach Heard about campaign through flyers 15%