CHICAGO, Feb. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As we enter the third full week of tax filing season, we are seeing double digit decreases in the number of people filing returns as compared to previous years. Organizations speak out, concerned that tens of millions of refunds owed to taxpayers may go unclaimed this year due to delayed Earned Income Tax Credit refunds, fears in immigrant communities among ITIN holders and misinformation
- What: Press Conference
- When: 2/9/17 11:00 a.m.
- Where: 567 W. Lake Street (at Jefferson) 2nd Floor Boardroom B N.E. Stairs or elevator, do not use main security check in
- Visuals: Diverse Speakers and Taxpayer Information and Data
- David Marzahl, and Center for Economic Progress staff
- Pedro Diaz, The Resurrection Project,
- Sergio Guzman of the IRS Chicago Territory ,
- Veronica Villasenor, Brighton Park Neighborhood Council
- Wendy DuBoe, United Way of Metropolitan Chicago
About the Center for Economic Progress. Founded in 1990, the Center for Economic Progress (CEP) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping hard-working, low-income families move from financial uncertainty to financial security. From tax help and legal advice to year-round financial coaching, CEP has helped more than 300,000 families with free tax and financial services. Operating one of the largest and oldest tax preparation programs in the country, CEP has been on the forefront of turning tax time into an opportunity for families to get ahead--returning more than half a billion dollars in refunds to Illinois communities. For more information, visit www.economicprogress.org.
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SOURCE Center for Economic Progress