Intern Insights: Making an Impact with CWF’s VITA Program

Intern Insights: Making an Impact with CWF’s VITA Program

By: Sarah Delgado Campaign for Working Families (CWF) VITA’s mission is to reduce the financial burden of tax preparation for middle to low-income families. Its…

CWF at the Tax Preparation Transparency Bill Press Conference by Councilwoman Rue Landau

CWF at the Tax Preparation Transparency Bill Press Conference by Councilwoman Rue Landau

Campaign for Working Families recently participated in a press conference at the Philadelphia City Council with Councilmember Rue Landau to discuss her Tax Preparation Transparency…

LISTEN UP: FREE TAX HELP FOR HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE STUDENTS

LISTEN UP: FREE TAX HELP FOR HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE STUDENTS

By Nikia Owens, Ph.D. In the world of adulthood and independence, filing taxes is a pivotal step, often overlooked by high school and college students,…

WHAT DOES IT MEAN?: SISTAHOOD

WHAT DOES IT MEAN?: SISTAHOOD

By Nikia Owens, Ph.D. As Black History Month draws to a close, let us not forget that the essence of Sistahood reminds us Black history…

Launching the 2024 Tax Season: CWF’s Strategic Media Engagement

Launching the 2024 Tax Season: CWF’s Strategic Media Engagement

By Nikia Owens, Ph.D. In January 2024, Campaign for Working Families (CWF) celebrated the start of the tax season and the opening of our new…

CWF 2024 MEDIA REPORT & PLACEMENT

CWF 2024 MEDIA REPORT & PLACEMENT

The 2024 tax season was launched locally with CWF’s official building grand opening/ kickoff event  in Philadelphia’s Fairmount section with local political, business and community dignitaries…

“YES WE CAN!”

“YES WE CAN!”

By Nikia Owens, Ph.D. The Campaign for Working Families (CWF) is an ally for individuals navigating the complexities of tax preparation, especially for those who…

Check out Campaign for Working Families Virtual tax filing platform. 

Check out Campaign for Working Families Virtual tax filing platform. 

By Nikia Owens, Ph.D. Virtual tax filing is the ability to file your taxes remotely. At CWF, your virtual tax is assisted with an IRS…

Campaign For Working Families Celebrates ‘Earned Income Tax Credit Day’ With The Grand Opening Of A Newly Acquired Building

Campaign For Working Families Celebrates ‘Earned Income Tax Credit Day’ With The Grand Opening Of A Newly Acquired Building

by Sue Ann Rybak Photos by Laura Elam Campaign for Working Families (CWF), a nonprofit that helps working families with tax and financial assistance, celebrated the…

Heartfelt Gratitude for Your Participation in the Grand Opening and 2024 Tax Season Kick-off

Heartfelt Gratitude for Your Participation in the Grand Opening and 2024 Tax Season Kick-off

By Nikia Owens, Ph.D. On behalf of the entire team at Campaign for Working Families (CWF), I extend my deepest gratitude to each one of you…

2024 TAX SEASON BEGINS: 10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW

2024 TAX SEASON BEGINS: 10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW

By Nikia Owens, Ph.D. The tax season can be complex, with various rules and deadlines to consider. As we approach the 2024 tax season, here…

LAST CHANCE TO CLAIM YOUR 2020 STIMULUS PAYMENT(S)

LAST CHANCE TO CLAIM YOUR 2020 STIMULUS PAYMENT(S)

Image: istockphoto.com By Nikia Owens, Ph.D. In 2024, we face a crucial deadline that has significant implications for many individuals and families across the country.…

DO NOT GIVE AWAY YOUR MONEY

DO NOT GIVE AWAY YOUR MONEY

By Nikia Owens, Ph.D. Refund Anticipation Checks (RACs) and Refund Anticipation Loans (RALs) are financial products often offered by some tax preparation companies that provide…

Can I File Taxes With No Income?

Can I File Taxes With No Income?

By Nikia Owens, Ph.D. Yes, you can file taxes with no income! A common misconception prevails in the complex world of personal finance and taxation:…

40,000 TAX FILINGS: GETTING STARTED 

40,000 TAX FILINGS: GETTING STARTED 

By Nikia Owens, Ph.D. Campaign for Working Families (CWF) recently hosted a volunteers’ day event, marking the commencement of volunteer engagement and preparations for an…

LEVEL-UP YOUNG PEOPLE – Understand and Manage  Your W-2 with Campaign for Working Families.  

LEVEL-UP YOUNG PEOPLE – Understand and Manage  Your W-2 with Campaign for Working Families.  

By Nikia Owens, Ph.D. Introduction Embarking on the journey of filing taxes for the first time can be daunting, especially for young people who may…

3 Inestimable Gifts, Time, Health, and Peace of Mind.

3 Inestimable Gifts, Time, Health, and Peace of Mind.

By Nikia Owens, Ph.D. As we navigate the bustling holiday rush amidst the whirlwind of giving, purchasing gifts, and preparing for festivities, it is imperative…

A Gift of Gratitude

A Gift of Gratitude

 A Message of Heartfelt Gratitude from Campaign for Working Families by Dr. Nikia Owens, Ph.D. As we transition from the warmth of Thanksgiving to the…

11 Tax deduction checklist for Pennsylvania

11 Tax deduction checklist for Pennsylvania

By Nikia Owens, Ph.D. by pressfoto on Freepik Navigating taxes is not a small fit. And love it or leave it, taxes play a major role…

7 DIY Tax Steps

7 DIY Tax Steps

 By Nikia Owens, Ph.D. by Drazen Zigic on Freepik It is that time of the year, and a few people may be considering doing their own…

What is a Tax Deduction?

What is a Tax Deduction?

by Nikia Owens, Ph.D. Photo by Nataliya Vaitkevich A tax deduction is an expense or payment that can be subtracted from your gross income when calculating…

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