Longtime tax pro begins as new National Taxpayer Advocate

The Internal Revenue Service reports Erin M. Collins started her term as the National Taxpayer Advocate (NTA) on Monday, March 30, and lead the Taxpayer Advocate Service, an independent organization within the IRS. The Advocate is a critical position inside the IRS, leading the Taxpayer Advocate Service and serving as [...]

By |2020-03-30T14:38:14-08:00March 31st, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on Longtime tax pro begins as new National Taxpayer Advocate

CA restaurants boost delivery orders during COVID-19 lockdown

As cities around the country shut down amid COVID-19 fears, few industries are feeling the effects quite as harshly as restaurants. With a shelter-in-place order from California Governor Gavin Newsom in effect since March 19, many restaurants are shutting down with no news of when they might reopen. The long term impact on restaurants and their [...]

By |2020-03-25T10:49:58-08:00March 26th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on CA restaurants boost delivery orders during COVID-19 lockdown

IRS: victims of Tennessee tornadoes, storms get have July 15 to file taxes

Victims of recent tornadoes and severe storms in parts of Tennessee, including Nashville, will have until July 15, 2020, to file various individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service said. The IRS is offering this relief to any area designated by the Federal Emergency [...]

By |2020-03-23T20:15:40-08:00March 24th, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on IRS: victims of Tennessee tornadoes, storms get have July 15 to file taxes

COVID-19 and enrollee health insurance coverage

According to a new survey of nearly 600 individual and family health insurance enrollees released by eHealth, Inc. eHealth.com more than two thirds (69%) feel they lack a basic understanding of how testing and treatment of coronavirus (COVID-19) would be covered by their health insurance plan. A similar figure (64%) say [...]

By |2020-03-18T18:57:42-08:00March 19th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on COVID-19 and enrollee health insurance coverage

IRS: guard personal, financial and tax information year-round

The Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers to remain vigilant with their personal information by securing computers and mobile phones. Proper cybersecurity protection and scam recognition can reduce the threat of identity theft inside and outside the tax system. For example, the IRS doesn't initiate contact with taxpayers by email, [...]

By |2020-03-14T13:56:59-08:00March 17th, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on IRS: guard personal, financial and tax information year-round

NAR announces changes to upcoming conference schedule

The coronavirus continues to cause cancellations around the world and close to home. The National Association of Realtors said it will not hold two conferences scheduled to take place in California later in March. NAR’s Joint AE Institute (March 13-16 in San Diego) and REALTOR® Broker Summit (March 31-April 1 in Los Angeles) [...]

By |2020-03-11T20:30:31-08:00March 12th, 2020|Real Estate|Comments Off on NAR announces changes to upcoming conference schedule

Check out these free tax return preparation options

The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that free tax help is available in-person at nearly 11,000 volunteer sites nationwide and online through IRS Free File. Get Free Tax Help from Volunteers During the 2019 filing season, volunteers helped prepare over 3.5 million returns at thousands of tax sites nationwide. The Volunteer [...]

By |2020-03-07T18:02:45-08:00March 10th, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on Check out these free tax return preparation options

Study reveals what students are really reading today

Renaissance a company concentrating on pre-K–12 education technology recently released the 2020 edition of its annual What Kids Are Reading report. For more than a decade, What Kids Are Reading has provided educators, families, and communities unparalleled insights into student's reading habits. In today's fast-paced world, full of constant distractions, the simple joy [...]

By |2020-03-02T11:10:44-08:00March 5th, 2020|Student Loans|Comments Off on Study reveals what students are really reading today

Interest rates remain the same for the second quarter of 2020

The Internal Revenue Service said interest rates will remain the same for the calendar quarter beginning April 1, 2020. According to an IRS news release the rates will be: Five (5) percent for overpayments [four (4) percent in the case of a corporation]; Two and one-half (2.5) percent for the [...]

By |2020-02-29T14:45:50-08:00March 3rd, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on Interest rates remain the same for the second quarter of 2020
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