Monthly Archives: June 2013

Bringing VITA to the forefront of tax talks this August

This summer, as elected officials continue talk about “tax reform,” we’re taking it as an opportunity to connect the dots between VITA and its importance to taxpayers. We’re doing this by supporting our members in their outreach to Congress, helping them to build and foster relationships with their legislators.

Congress’ “August recess” period is August 5 – September 6, when lawmakers will be home from Washington. That’s when we would like to encourage our members and VITA partners to have in-district meetings with their elected officials. Read the rest of this entry


2013 Financial Aid U Training Institute Request for Applications

FAUIn conjunction with the Citi Foundation, NCTC created the Financial Aid U (FAU) Training Institute to educate and train new, selected organizations to implement FAFSA preparation services in their communities. This past tax season NCTC trained seven new programs to launch FAU in their communities so they could assist students in gaining access to federal student aid for postsecondary education. Read the rest of this entry