Taxpayers Who Are Victims of Domestic Abuse Should Know Their Rights

via Internal Revenue Service– Domestic abuse often includes control over finances. An important part of managing finances is understanding one’s tax rights. Taxpayers have the right to expect the IRS to consider facts and circumstances that might affect the individual’s taxes. Taxpayers have the right to: File a separate return even if they’re married. Review Read More >

Lady Gaga, Joe Biden Reveal Plans to Build Trauma Centers

  via Sarah Grant (Rolling Stone)- At Glamour‘s Women of the Year Summit in New York City, former vice president Joe Biden detailed an ambitious initiative he’s developing with Lady Gaga: creating trauma centers for victims of physical and emotional abuse.  “Women who are abused end up having long-term physical and physiological problems … We finally Read More >

Let’s Talk About the Power & Control Wheel

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“Relationship violence is a combination of a number of different tactics of abuse that are used to maintain power and control — which are the words in the very center of the wheel. The center is surrounded by different sets of behaviors that an abusive partner uses in order to maintain this power and control. Read More >

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