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You might be missing out on almost

$6,000! The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a special tax benefit for people who work full or part-time. Even if you don’t owe income taxes, you can qualify.

You Earn It – Claim It! If you made less than $50,000 in 2011 you may qualify Need help filing your tax return? Get FREE Help! Get your taxes prepared for free by certified volunteers at your local Volunteer Income Tax th Assistance (VITA) site open through April 15 : Organization Community Tax Aid, Inc. (PACC) Brooklyn Cooperative Federal Credit Union Brooklyn Cooperative Federal Credit Union Brooklyn Cooperative Federal Credit Union Restoration Plaza in partnership with Carver Bank & Food Bank

Address 226 Lefferts Place (corner Franklin Ave.) Bedford-Stuyvesant 315 Grove Street (corner ??) Bushwick 677 Lafayette Street (across from Von King Park) Bedford-Stuyvesant 750 Myrtle Avenue Bedford-Stuyvesant 1406 Fulton St. (Across from Duane Reade) Bedford-Stuyvesant

Hours Sat., 10am – 2pm Walk-in only Call 212 505 EITC for appointment Call 212 505 EITC for appointment Call 212 505 EITC for appointment Tues. – Thurs: 11am-7pm Sat: 9am – 5pm Walk-in only


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Who is eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit? 

Families with one child who earned less than $36,052 in 2011 (or less than $41,132 for married workers) are eligible for EITC of up to $3,249.



Families with two children who earned less than $40,964 in 2011 (or less than $46,044 for married workers) are eligible for EITC of up to $5,368.



Families with three or more children who earned less than $43,998 in 2011 (or less than $49,078 for married workers) are eligible for EITC of up to $6,039.



Workers without a qualifying child who earn less than $13,660 in 2011 (or less than $18,740 for married workers) are eligible for EITC of up to $488.

What Does this Mean for Bed-Stuy? An estimated $13

billion in EITC is left unclaimed by eligible workers each year. Don’t be one of them!


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