Sponsored by the National Community Tax Coalition, this briefing will share the latest information on the benefits of the Earned Income Tax Credit. The event takes place in anticipation of the January 25th EITC Awareness Day, an annual national grassroots effort to encourage America’s working families to learn about and potentially benefit from the EITC.


  • Sharron Holquin, an EITC recipient from Gaithersburg, MD
  • Sharon Strauss, a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provider from Maryland DHHS Community Action Agency
  • Roxy Caines, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
  • Debbie Stein, Tax Credits for Working Families, The Hatcher Group
  • Sean Noble, NCTC