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Are you eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit?

February 19, 2009

Fort Collins Mayor Doug Hutchinson has asked area employers to share information with their personnel regarding the Earned Income Tax Credit, which can be claimed by families earning less than $41,646 a year when they file their federal tax returns.

An estimated 15 percent of eligible Fort Collins families do not receive this tax credit each year because they do not think they are eligible or do not know how to claim it.
 
The Colorado-based non-profit Piton Foundation provides information and assistance on the EITC at www.piton.org.


Contact: Cara Neth
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