The Online Resource for Massachusetts Poverty Law Advocates

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Recent Library Content

04/16/2015 - DTA
Overview Effective March 2, 2015, with BEACON Build 47.3, new BEACON functionality was implemented to ensure that SNAP application... Read more
04/16/2015 - DTA
Overview My Account Page (MAP) Release 5.0, implemented March 15, 2015, included the following updates and enhancements to DTA’s MAP... Read more
04/16/2015 - DTA
Overview This Online Guide update transmits information about the languages in which paper SNAP applications, Department forms and... Read more
04/16/2015 - DTA
Overview The United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) recently implemented the Haitian Family Reunification Parole (HFRP... Read more
02/20/2015 - DTA
Overview Each year, in January, the Department issues an Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Child Tax Credit (CTC), Massachusetts Earned... Read more

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