Victims of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and sexual violence frequently incur housing problems related to the violence they are experiencing.
There are several different filing status options, and if more than one applies, taxpayers should choose the one that results in the lowest tax.
Filing status also determines whether taxpayers are eligible for certain deductions, exemptions, credits, etc.
These actions may constitute violations of criminal and civil law, Title IX violations, and/or violations of college policy.
Additionally, we provide support to victims and will guide them through a step-by-step process of exploring available options.
General Rules For federal purposes, filing status determines the rate at which income is taxed; for Massachusetts purposes, filing status determines the personal exemption amount allowed.
For federal purposes there are five filing statuses: single, married filing a joint return, married filing a separate return, head of household, and qualifying widow(er) with dependent child.
To recognize that survivors of violence face particularly dangerous and emotionally draining situations if they are trapped in rental housing that jeopardizes their physical safety or emotional well being.
Anyone who lives in most kinds of rental housing, including children, who has been or would be the victim of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, sexual assault or sexual abuse.
SGSC is committed to fostering a safe and secure campus community.