Providing Tax Preparation Services at Hospitals, Clinics

JAMA

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 2020

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What The Study Did: This study examined economic viability and the benefits of locating tax preparation services at two hospitals and two outpatient clinics in New York City to increase awareness of and access to federal programs that provide tax credits to low-income people like the Earned Income Tax Credit, which is often under claimed by people who qualify.

Authors: Dave A. Chokshi, M.D., M.Sc., of NYC Health + Hospitals, New York, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jama.2020.0545)

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