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#07-01-ELI: Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) And Other Tax Credits For Tax Year 2006
This PD summarizes various tax credits and notifies workers that they must inform clients about them and the availability of free resources to help them regarding these credits. These credits are the:
* Federal EITC, New York State EITC and New York City EITC
* Child Tax Credit
* Child and Dependent Care Credit
* Household Credit
* Education Credits
* Credit for Federal Telephone Excise Tax

Workers at Job Centers and NPA FS Offices must inform all potentially eligible applicants/participants about the availability of these tax credits and advise them to seek further information and guidance by utilizing the free tax assistance centers provided in various locations in all five boroughs as well as the following resources:
* Internal Revenue Service/Volunteer Income Tax Assistance(VITA) at (800) 829-1040
* New York State Taxpayer Information at (800) 225-5829
* Department of Consumer Affairs at (212) 487-4444
* New York City 311 Citizen Service Hotline at 311 In addition, the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) EITC brochure "EITC: It's Your Money. Come and Get It!" (Attachment A) and the VITA Site Information Directory (W-274BB) must be given to applicants/participants during any applicant/participant contact. The brochure provides information on the tax benefits of the EITC; the directory contains a listing of VITA sites throughout New York City. The DCA EITC brochure will be sent to Job Centers and NPA FS Offices under separate cover.


Created: 2/6/2007