VITA Day Capitol Hill Policy Forum:
How Tax Time Issues Impact
​Low-Wage Workers Nationwide

March 15, 2016 
9:00 am - 11:00 am EST

Event Description
Tax time represents the single most important financial opportunity for millions of American households every year. And federal policy issues abound: availability of free tax preparation services, regulation of paid tax preparers, tax-time savings vehicles like U.S. Savings Bonds and myRA, and online tax preparation.
Marking the annual VITA Awareness Day and the release of new research on the evolution of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, CFED is hosting a Capitol Hill policy forum that brings together legislators, program directors, researchers and advocates to provide insights into the policies being developed to improve the tax preparation process and expand the availability of services that increase the positive impact of the tax-time moment.
Please join us for “How Tax Time Issues Impact Low-Wage Workers Nationwide,” on March 15th from 9:00 am – 11:00 am EST as we engage the most active contributors in the field and discuss innovative solutions to resolving tax time challenges. This event will be held at the Cannon House Office Building (First Street and C Street SE) in Room 340. The entrance is on opposite corner directly north of Capitol South Metro stop.

CLICK HERE to learn more about VITA Awareness Day. 

Agenda Summary
  • 9:00 am:               Registration Check-in and Networking Breakfast       
  • 9:30 am:               Event Commencement                
  • 9:35 am                Keynote Presentation
  • 10:00 am:             Panel Discussion followed by Q&A
  • 11:00 am:             Event Concludes
  • Andrea Levere, President, CFED
  • David Williams, Executive Director, Intuit Tax and Financial Center
  • Francesca Jean Baptiste, Senior Program Manager, Maryland CASH
  • Michael Best, Senior Policy Advocate, Consumer Federation of America
  • Matthew Aliberti, Director of U.S. Network Impact, UWW
  • Fred T. Goldberg, Jr., Former IRS Commissioner
          More Speakers to be announced. 
Capitol Hill
Cannon House Office Building, Room 340
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CFED (the Corporation for Enterprise Development) is a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Our work makes it possible for millions of people to achieve financial security and contribute to an opportunity economy. We scale innovative, practical solutions that empower low- and moderate-income people to build wealth. We drive responsive policy change at all levels of government. We support the efforts of community leaders across the country to advance economic opportunity for all.

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