The Michigan EITC Outreach InitiativeMichigan, along with the rest of the nation, is in the midst of one of the deepest recessions in recent memory As stable employment becomes increasingly difficult to find, working families and low-income individuals are struggling to make ends meet.
One answer is to help eligible families and individuals access the federal
Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC.) The EITC is a refundable federal tax
credit that helps working people achieve economic stability and security.
To find out more about the EITC, visit www.michiganeic.org
.With the current economic downturn, the EITC is more important
than ever for Michigan's working families. Estimates are that $12.3
to $49 million can be brought directly into the wallets of Michigan's
working poor families through a successful outreach effort. I invite you
to join me as we bring together community coalition leaders from across the
state to raise awareness of the EITC and bring free tax preparation to communities
that need it most.