Low-income workers can get huge tax refunds. This event helps them get the money

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“Across Los Angeles County, hundreds of IRS-certified volunteers at Free Tax Prep L.A. sites are helping low- and moderate-income workers file their returns this season. A major goal of the initiative — funded by the city of L.A., the L.A. County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs and Koreatown Youth + Community Center — is to help those who qualify get back some of what they’ve paid in taxes. A major way that is done is through the earned income tax credit, which brings some wiggle room to household budgets and a small reprieve to workers living paycheck to paycheck. Unlike other public benefits, the cash is unrestricted, meaning recipients can use it however they see fit.”

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