Monthly Archives: November 2013

National Community Tax Coalition and Citi Honored with Best Partnership Award

BCLC Award Win

We are thrilled to announce that NCTC and Citi have received the Best Partnership award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Business Civic Leadership Center for our work with Financial Aid U!  More than 11,500 online votes were cast by the public for this award, and your support helped put us on top! We could not have done it without you. Thank you! Read the rest of this entry


NCTC Responds to TIGTA VITA Report

NCTC released the following news release this morning in response to the TIGTA VITA Report released this week. For more information, contact Amy Berkowitz, (312) 273.1910,

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VITA programs continue to improve volunteer training

CHICAGO, IL – The accuracy rate for volunteer-prepared tax returns during the 2013 tax-filing season increased two percentage points from the previous year, according to a report released Tuesday by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA). The findings of TIGTA’s annual report reflect the commitment of volunteers and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to provide quality tax-preparation services for low- and moderate-income taxpayers, according to the National Community Tax Coalition (NCTC). Read the rest of this entry