It might not have generated quite the media hoopla of say, Groundhog Day, but yesterday marked the launch of the Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day.

A Treasury Department press conference -- featuring Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson, Treasurer Anna Escobedo Cabral and Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Mark W. Everson -- kicked off the national campaign to inform taxpayers about the credit available to working families, as well as the availability of free tax help.

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