Issue 33 – March 2017
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FACT OF THE MONTH

70 percent of taxpayers (over 100 million taxpayers) with family incomes of $64,000 or less are eligible for free tax preparation.

What's New?

Online Toolkit Can Help People with Disabilities Access Free Tax Preparation

National Disability Institute (NDI) recently updated its online tax toolkit, which can help people with disabilities and their families learn about free tax preparation options available to them. The toolkit can also help organizations and companies inform people with disabilities, veterans and job seekers about free tax preparation and integrate free tax preparation programs into their current services.
Explore these resources on the NDI website

Did You Know...

The Washington Insider is a monthly public policy newsletter, published by National Disability Institute, which highlights key federal policy news that impacts the financial futures of people with disabilities. Read recent issues of the newsletter.

Partner Spotlight

This month’s partner spotlight is The Financial Empowerment Network located in Seattle, Washington. The Financial Empowerment Network is an asset-building collaborative of public, private and nonprofit organizations dedicated to helping low- and moderate-income people become financially stable. The Network has a robust website and a specific page dedicated to disability-related resources that service professionals can access. Learn more about The Financial Empowerment Network

Take Action

Take the DISABLE POVERTY pledge today!

Adults with disabilities are twice as likely to live in poverty as those without a disability. When you take the DISABLE POVERTY pledge, you add your name to the national movement of people committed to spreading awareness and taking action about this issue.

 
UPCOMING EVENTS

3/22/17 – 3:00-4:30 PM ET
WISE WEBINAR: Achieving Financial Independence with Ticket to Work and the
ABLE Act

3/22/17 – 3:00-4:30 PM ET
LEAD WEBINAR: Cooperation and Collaboration: The Role of Interagency Coordination in Securing Competitive Integrated Employment for Transition

3/24/17 – 3:00-4:30 PM ET
TWITTER CHAT: Achieving Financial Independence with Ticket to Work and the
ABLE Act

3/29/17 – 2:00-3:30 PM ET
LEAD WEBINAR: Service Provider Transformation: From Policy to Opportunity

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