Caroline Ratcliffe and Signe-Mary McKernan Ratcliffe

Can Filing Taxes Connect Low-Income Families to Bank Services and Save the Government Money?

By :: September 7th, 2012

Is there a way for low- and moderate-income households who do not have bank accounts to receive tax refunds electronically? A new Urban Institute study found these households may be willing to participate in a program that delivers their refunds directly to a prepaid card account. We evaluated a Treasury Department pilot program called the […]

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