Q & A: What DV Survivors and Their Advocates Need to Know About Taxes
Advocates serving survivors of domestic violence know that survivors face a number of pressing needs – including safety or shelter or immediate access to cash. Many advocates and survivors may not think about tax issues when they are dealing with those others. But taxes can be an important way for survivors to establish economic independence – and there are some potential pitfalls that survivors need to be aware of. Read on to learn more!
Q: Should my client file a tax return on her own?
Q: Both my client and I are overwhelmed by the process of filing taxes. Where can we go for help?
Q: My client thinks she may owe money to the IRS. Are there options if my client can’t pay what she owes?
Q: Are there any tax credits my client should be aware of?
Q: My client is worried that her abuser will intercept her refund. What can she do?
Q: Where can I go for more information?
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