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Uploaded on Dec 30, 2011
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A series of tax cuts will expire at the end of 2012, including two provisions that are critical for low-income working families: the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the Child Tax Credit (CTC). These tax credits boost household earnings and lift millions of people out of poverty each year. Heather Rude-Turner and her family has benefited from the Earned Income Tax Credit since 2009. Watch Heather's story and learn how these valuable tax credits helped her family survive homelessness and poverty.