Monthly Archives: March 2011

Revealing the People Behind Tax Credits

Steve Holt

Steve Holt is President of Holt Solutions and an NCTC Steering Committee member

The community tax world tends to lump together the tax credits that have been the core motivation of this work. “The EITC…and other tax credits” is the usual formulation (though sometimes the Child Tax Credit (CTC) gets its own billing).

It’s worth taking time now and then to think about the distinct populations served by the tax credits lower-income households can claim through their tax returns. The data collection processes in place at many tax sites provide many insights.* Read the rest of this entry