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Tax Day is April 15th … usually. But this year, that deadline has been extended until May 17, 2021. If you or your clients do not normally file tax returns because they are not required to due to limited earnings, this may be the year to do so! This is so important to show that you are eligible to receive the federal stimulus payments and expanded child tax credits signed into law on March 11, 2021, as part of the American Rescue Plan.

Imagine being a domestic violence victim trying to keep yourself and your family safe. Now imagine being told that if you call the police for help as you are being physically attacked, you, the victim, face losing your home. That’s exactly what was happening with ordinances that strongly encouraged landlords to evict tenants cited for “disorderly conduct” in their home, even if the tenant was the victim of domestic violence.