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CA News Logo Language Access Issue (Winter 2016-2017) The latest issue of Consumer Action News covers the challenges that consumers with limited English proficiency (LEP) face in the United States today and describes the policies and resources developed to help them function in an English-centric society. (Tuesday, January 10, 2017)

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When a collector calls: An insider’s guide to responding to debt collectors (Spanish)

When a collector calls: An insider’s guide to responding to debt collectors (Spanish). Los cobradores de deudas se comunican cada año con millones de consumidores. Esta guía “del conocedor” concisa sobre cómo responder a una carta o llamada de un cobrador fue escrita con la colaboración de una asociación de cobradores. Le ofrece consejos para comunicarse de manera eficaz con los cobradores, para hacer valer y proteger sus derechos y para evitar a estafadores que se hacen pasar por cobradores.

Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2016 Tax Year) (Spanish)

Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2016 Tax Year) (Spanish) Los contribuyentes activos de bajos ingresos pueden calificar para el Crédito Tributario por Ingreso del Trabajo (EITC). El Crédito Tributario por Ingreso del Trabajo (EITC, siglas de Earned Income Tax Credit) ayuda a los contribuyentes activos de bajos ingresos y a sus familias a recibir más dinero en reembolsos cuando presentan su declaración federal de impuestos. Esta publicación contiene las pautas establecidas para el año impositivo 2016.

Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2016 Tax Year) (Vietnamese)

Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2016 Tax Year) (Vietnamese) Low-income working taxpayers may qualify for the federal EITC. Tiền được trả về từ thuế thâu nhập EITC (The Earned Income Tax Credit) giúp những người lao động và gia đình của họ có mức thâu nhập thấp nhận thêm tiền thuế trả về khi họ khai thuế liên bang. Nội dung ấn bản này bao gồm các quy định cho mùa thuế 2016.

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) helps low-income, working taxpayers and families get more money back when they file their federal income tax return. This publication contains EITC guidelines for the 2016 tax year.

Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2016 Tax Year) (Korean)

Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2016 Tax Year) (Korean) Low-income working taxpayers may qualify for the federal EITC.

근로 소득세액 공제(The Earned Income Tax Credit, EITC)는 저소득 근로계층 납세자들과 가족들이 연방 소득세 신고를 할때 보다 많은 환불을 받을 수 있도록 도와줍니다. 이 안내서는 2016년 과세연도의 EITC에 대한 정보를 담고 있습니다.

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) helps low-income, working taxpayers and families get more money back when they file their federal income tax return. This publication contains EITC guidelines for the 2016 tax year.

Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2016 Tax Year) (Chinese)

Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2016 Tax Year) (Chinese) Low income working taxpayers may qualify for the Federal EITC. 工薪退稅優惠(EITC) 有助於低收入工作納稅人及家庭在申報聯邦所得稅時得到更多的退稅。本手冊包含2016年稅務年度的低收入者工薪退稅優惠(EITC)指標。
The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) helps low income, working taxpayers and families get more money back when they file their federal income tax forms.This publication contains EITC guidelines for the 2016 tax year.

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Friday, September 23, 2016

Spanish-English glossary of real estate terms. A new Spanish-English glossary of commonly used real estate terms has been released to help real estate agents and brokers make the home buying process more manageable for consumers who seek to better understand the complexities of a mortgage transaction in Spanish. The glossary offers both formal and colloquial translations of key mortgage terms.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

2016 Car Insurance & Credit Scores Report by WalletHub Cover Art 2016 Car Insurance & Credit Scores Report by WalletHub. The WalletHub study gives us information on the connection between credit scores and car insurance.

Friday, September 04, 2015

CFPB Monthly Complaint Report: Credit Reporting Issues. Complaint reports from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) focus on a different issue each month providing a snapshot of complaint trends by type, state and company, and highlight actual complaints reported by consumers.

Friday, January 23, 2015

California Lifeline carrier search tool. The California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) has a multilingual tool that enables consumers to search for California LifeLine service providers.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Owning a Home Cover Art Owning a Home. Designed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Owning a Home features an interactive, online set of resources and tools to help borrowers.

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