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2023

January

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Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2022 Tax Year) (Vietnamese) Cover

Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2022 Tax Year) (Vietnamese) Người làm lương thấp đủ tiêu chuẩn nhận Tín Dụng Thuế Liên Bang EITC (Earned Income Tax Credit).

Chương Trình Tín Dụng Thuế EITC (Earned Income Tax Credit) giúp người có lợi tức thấp và gia đình lấy được tiền thuế trả về nhiều hơn khi họ khai thuế lợi tức cá nhân với chính phủ liên bang. Ấn bản này gồm có các chỉ định về tín dụng thuế EITC cho mùa khai thuế 2022 (hạn chót nộp giấy khai thuế là tháng tư 2023).

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) helps low-income working taxpayers and families get more money back when they file their federal income tax return. This publication contains EITC guidelines for the 2022 tax year (for taxes due in April 2023).

Take action! Exercise your rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (Video) Cover

Take action! Exercise your rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (Video). This guide explains who and what is covered by the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), describes how you can exercise your rights, and offers tips for protecting your personal data.

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Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2022 Tax Year) (Chinese) Cover

Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2022 Tax Year) (Chinese) 低收入工薪納稅人可以享有聯邦退稅優惠(EITC).

聯邦工薪退稅優惠 (EITC) 可幫助低收入在職納稅人和家庭在提交聯邦所得稅申報表時獲得更多退稅優惠。這本版物包含 2022 納稅年度的 EITC 指標(適用於 2023 年 4 月繳稅期限的稅款)。

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) helps low-income working taxpayers and families get more money back when they file their federal income tax return. This publication contains EITC guidelines for the 2022 tax year (for taxes due in April 2023).

Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2022 Tax Year) (Korean) Cover

Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2022 Tax Year) (Korean) 저소득 근로 납세자들은 연방 근로 소득 세액 공제(EITC)를 받을 자격이 있을 수 있습니다.

근로 소득 세액 공제(EITC)는 저소득 근로 납세자와 가족이 연방 소득세 신고서를 제출할 때 더 많은 환급을 받을 수 있도록 도와줍니다. 이 간행물에는 2022년 과세 연도(2023년 4월에 마감되는 세금)에 대한 EITC 지침이 포함되어 있습니다.

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) helps low-income working taxpayers and families get more money back when they file their federal income tax return. This publication contains EITC guidelines for the 2022 tax year (for taxes due in April 2023).

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Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2022 Tax Year) Cover

Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2022 Tax Year) Low- and moderate-income earners may qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit . The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) helps low-income working taxpayers and families get more money back when they file their federal income tax return. This publication contains EITC guidelines for the 2022 tax year (for taxes due in April 2023).

Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2022 Tax Year) (Spanish) Cover

Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2022 Tax Year) (Spanish) Los contribuyentes activos de bajos ingresos pueden calificar para el Crédito Tributario por Ingreso del Trabajo (EITC).

El Crédito Tributario por Ingreso del Trabajo (EITC, siglas de Earned Income Tax Credit) ayuda a los contribuyentes activos de bajos ingresos y a sus familias a recibir más dinero en reembolsos cuando presentan su declaración federal de impuestos. Esta publicación contiene las pautas establecidas para el año impositivo 2022 (para impuestos que se pagan en abril del 2023).

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) helps low-income working taxpayers and families get more money back when they file their federal income tax return. This publication contains EITC guidelines for the 2022 tax year (for taxes due in April 2023).

2021

November

The Role of Data Networks in the FinTech Ecosystem (Webinar) – Video Cover

The Role of Data Networks in the FinTech Ecosystem (Webinar) – Video. Whether consumers already use FinTech to manage their money or are considering using a FinTech app for the very first time, it’s important to understand how they share their financial account data with the apps they choose, the role data networks—sometimes called data aggregators—play, what control users have over their data, and what steps consumers can take to stay informed about the financial services they choose. This webinar, "Understanding the Role of Data Networks in the FinTech Ecosystem: What consumers need to know" focused on expanding consumer awareness of financial data sharing practices and the role of data networks in helping to achieve transparency and control.

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Safer connections: How data networks help you manage your financial data Cover

Safer connections: How data networks help you manage your financial data. Many banks and FinTech apps have formed partnerships with data networks (also called data aggregators) as a way to protect FinTech users' financial account login credentials. This fact sheet explains what data networks do; how online banking dashboards can help you monitor who has access to your financial accounts, control what is shared, and rescind account access for apps you no longer want to use; and what steps you can take to enhance your privacy and security when using FinTech.

Understanding the data networks that help you connect your bank accounts to FinTech apps Cover

Understanding the data networks that help you connect your bank accounts to FinTech apps. It's important for FinTech users to be aware of data networks—also known as data aggregators—since these companies often play a role in connecting financial apps to users' financial accounts. This fact sheet explains what data networks are, what they do, how to learn if a data network is being used by your chosen app, how to control the collection and use of your data, and how to protect your data when using FinTech.

October

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Share Financial Data with Care (Policy Briefing) – Video Cover

Share Financial Data with Care (Policy Briefing) – Video. Consumer groups and the financial industry are aligned and working together on data privacy standards to help make FinTech app use safer, give consumers more control over their data, and educate consumers on the safe use of apps.

 

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