ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Feb. 17, 2021) – The National Credit Union Administration and the Internal Revenue Service are co-hosting a webinar on the Earned Income Tax Credit and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) programs. The NCUA and the IRS encourage credit unions, their members, and others to participate in the webinar to learn more about the benefits of these tax programs.
Registration for the February 23 event, “Tax Time Resources for Credit Unions and Consumers,” is now open (opens new window). The webinar is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Eastern and run for approximately 45 minutes. Participants will be able to log into the webinar and view it on their computers or mobile devices using the registration link. They should allow pop-ups from this website.
Representatives from the NCUA’s Office of Consumer Financial Protection, along with Board Member Rodney E. Hood and senior IRS officials, will participate in the webinar.
The presentation will include information on credit union Call Report data, Earned Income Tax Credit resources, and stakeholder partnerships. Both agencies will discuss their financial literacy efforts regarding the Earned Income Tax Credit and VITA, geared to low- and moderate-income families, and highlight the resources available to consumers at MyCreditUnion.gov (opens new window) and other websites. A Q&A segment will follow.
Participants can submit questions in advance by emailing [email protected]. The email’s subject line should read, “Tax Time Resources for Credit Unions and Consumers.” Please email technical questions about accessing the webinar to [email protected].
This webinar will be closed captioned and archived online approximately three weeks following the live event.