Apply for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Before the December 31, 2024 Deadline

Apply for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Before the December 31, 2024 Deadline

By Nikia Owens, Ph.D. Managing property taxes and rent can be a significant financial burden for many families. The Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program provides rebates…

Claim Your 2021 Stimulus Payment Before It’s Too Late

Claim Your 2021 Stimulus Payment Before It’s Too Late

By Nikia Owens, Ph.D. The COVID-19 pandemic brought unprecedented challenges, and the 2021 stimulus payment, part of the American Rescue Plan, provided up to $1,400…

7 Reasons to File Your Back Tax Returns

7 Reasons to File Your Back Tax Returns

By Nikia Owens, Ph.D. Filing back taxes is crucial for achieving financial stability and peace of mind. Many delay this task due to economic hardship,…

VOLUNTEER WITH CAMPAIGN FOR WORKING FAMILIES

VOLUNTEER WITH CAMPAIGN FOR WORKING FAMILIES

Want to give back to your community while building your professional skills?  Join Campaign for Working Families (CWF) as a Clerical Volunteer. CHECK OUT THE REASONS WHY…

TAX TIPS FOR AMENDMENTS: CORRECT YOUR TAX RETURN FOR FREE 

TAX TIPS FOR AMENDMENTS: CORRECT YOUR TAX RETURN FOR FREE 

By Nikia Owens, Ph.D. Filing taxes can be challenging, and mistakes happen. Whether it is a missed deduction, incorrect income, or a forgotten credit, errors…

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…

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