Individuals Recently Separated or Divorced Stripped of Stimulus and Advanced Child Tax Credit Payments

Some people who are separated or have recently been divorced have been facing unique issues accessing Covid-19 recovery aid being provided through the IRS, namely the economic impact/stimulus payments and the soon-to-be deposited advance child tax credit payments. The first two Economic Impact payments were distributed based on information from 2018 to 2019 returns, and … Continue reading Individuals Recently Separated or Divorced Stripped of Stimulus and Advanced Child Tax Credit Payments

Brazoria County, TX Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List OPEN July 12-16, 2021

The Brazoria County Housing Authority (BCHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is opening soon. Applications will be accepted from July 12, 2021 at 8:00 am, until July 16, 2021 at 4:00 pm CT. (No exceptions!) To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here. No paper applications will be accepted. In … Continue reading Brazoria County, TX Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List OPEN July 12-16, 2021

Los pagos anticipados del crédito tributario por hijos comienzan el 15 de julio de 2021

Normalmente, la desgravación fiscal para el año solo llega el año siguiente cuando declara sus impuestos, sin importar cuánto la necesite ahora. Muchas familias son elegibles para recibir la mitad del Crédito Tributario por Hijos para los impuestos del próximo año como pago mensual a partir de julio. Por cada niño de 6 a 17 … Continue reading Los pagos anticipados del crédito tributario por hijos comienzan el 15 de julio de 2021

Lone Star Legal Aid Lauches PRIDE without Prejudice, a Virtual Outreach Series for the LGBTQIA+ Community and Allies

On July 22, 2021, we will launch PRIDE without Prejudice, a virtual outreach series aimed at providing legal information and resources to the LGBTQIA+ community and allies. We recognize the importance of creating an online space where gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals can get information about their rights in the legal landscape. “Don’t … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Lauches PRIDE without Prejudice, a Virtual Outreach Series for the LGBTQIA+ Community and Allies

Advanced Child Tax Credit Payments Begin July 15, 2021

Normally, tax relief for the year only comes the following year when you file your taxes, no matter how much you need it now. Many families are eligible to receive half of the Child Tax Credit for next year’s taxes as a monthly payment starting in July. For every child 6-17 years old, qualifying families … Continue reading Advanced Child Tax Credit Payments Begin July 15, 2021