Tax Benefits for DACA Recipients

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90 minutes

Approved DACA recipients and others who recently received work authorization are eligible to apply for a Social Security Number (SSN) and start filing income tax returns.  The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a refundable tax credit that is tied to a SSN and
may result in a credit to your low-income clients. Do not miss this opportunity to learn about how to help your clients claim money they are entitled to claim and protect themselves against crooked tax preparers.

Presenter: Sam Rock, Attorney at Law & Principal – Rock & Hardin
Sam Rock practices torts, immigration, and tax law. He specializes in income tax issues for the foreign born. He is a frequent speaker and has published articles for AILA and tax analysis on issues relating to tax preparer diligence, tax fraud, and tax issues at the intersection of tax and immigration. He testified as an expert witness in a taxpayer privacy case that went to the Colorado Supreme Court. He has law offices in Atlanta and Lexington, KY, and is a principal in a professional tax service named Rock & Hardin.

Moderator: Sally Kinoshita, Deputy Director – ILRC
Sally is the principal author of the ILRC publication entitled, The U Visa: Obtaining Immigration Status for Immigrant Victims of Crime and the co-author of the ILRC publications, The VAWA Manual: Immigration Relief for Abused Immigrants; Special Immigrant Juvenile Status for Children Under Juvenile Court Jurisdiction and Immigration Benchbook for Juvenile and Family Court Judges.