Tax time guide: use ‘Where’s My Refund?’ or IRS2Go app for refund status

The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that the most convenient way to check on a tax refund is by using the Where's My Refund? tool at IRS.gov or through the IRS2Go Mobile App. Taxpayers can start checking their refund status within 24 hours after an e-filed return is received. Also, Where's My [...]

By |2021-03-27T10:31:12-08:00March 30th, 2021|Finance|Comments Off on Tax time guide: use ‘Where’s My Refund?’ or IRS2Go app for refund status

‘COVID-Slide’: Online education co releases free summer learning packet

After a year of education amid chaos, evidence shows millions of students have fallen behind, spurring a learning deficit experts dub "the COVID slide." To support families looking to narrow this widening learning gap, Time4Learning, an online homeschool curriculum, has released a free summer learning packet. A recent study reported students were likely [...]

By |2021-03-24T12:57:38-08:00March 25th, 2021|Student Loans|Comments Off on ‘COVID-Slide’: Online education co releases free summer learning packet

More than 90M Economic Impact Payments from American Rescue Plan disbursed

As of March 17, the Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and the Bureau of the Fiscal Service said they disbursed approximately 90 million Economic Impact Payments from the American Rescue Plan. Economic Impact Payments will continue rolling out in tranches to millions of Americans in the [...]

By |2021-03-19T14:11:53-08:00March 23rd, 2021|Finance|Comments Off on More than 90M Economic Impact Payments from American Rescue Plan disbursed

Unable to pay your taxes? Here’s some routes to take

It's never a good idea to duck the IRS. One lending company advises Americans who are in the throes of tax filing season and maybe worrying about the ability to pay their tax bill. A personal finance site MoneyRates.com offers suggestions and guidance to those struggling to pay Uncle Sam. "Taxpayers [...]

By |2021-03-17T15:21:42-08:00March 18th, 2021|Finance|Comments Off on Unable to pay your taxes? Here’s some routes to take

Get credit for IRA contributions made by April 15 on 2020 tax returns

The Internal Revenue Service said taxpayers of all ages may be able to claim a deduction on their 2020 tax return for contributions to their Individual Retirement Arrangement (IRA) made through April 15, 2021. There is no longer a maximum age for making IRA contributions. An IRA is designed to enable employees [...]

By |2021-03-13T14:30:24-08:00March 16th, 2021|Student Loans|Comments Off on Get credit for IRA contributions made by April 15 on 2020 tax returns

Students: get on board for the annual travel story scholarship

Calling all students: here is some good news amid all the pandemic lockdowns, closures, and online learning classes. One company, Destinflorida.com understands school is not always easy, and sometimes students would rather be at the beach than doing homework. That's why it believes a little adventure can often give students' [...]

By |2021-03-10T12:56:24-08:00March 11th, 2021|Student Loans|Comments Off on Students: get on board for the annual travel story scholarship

Didn’t get Economic Impact Payments? Find out more

The Internal Revenue Service said first-time filers and those who usually don't have a federal filing requirement to consider filing a 2020 tax return. They may be eligible to claim the Recovery Rebate Credit, a new refundable credit, authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and [...]

By |2021-03-05T16:57:58-08:00March 9th, 2021|Finance|Comments Off on Didn’t get Economic Impact Payments? Find out more

Bahamas goes virtual sharing island romance in a modern world

While the world moves toward digitization, The Islands of The Bahamas have adjusted to sustain the country's tourism industry. The Bahamas will bring its signature romance and one-of-a-kind destination experiences to the virtual world.  Aptly named the Virtual Romance Expo, the show will be the first of its kind to be [...]

By |2021-03-03T19:31:03-08:00March 4th, 2021|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Bahamas goes virtual sharing island romance in a modern world

IRS: businesses need to report large cash transactions; e-file encouraged

The Internal Revenue Service reminds businesses of their responsibility to file Form 8300, Report of Cash Payments Over $10,000 and encourages e-filing to help them file accurate, complete forms. Although many cash transactions are legitimate, information reported on Form 8300 can help stop those who evade taxes, profit from drug [...]

By |2021-02-27T10:53:17-08:00March 2nd, 2021|Finance|Comments Off on IRS: businesses need to report large cash transactions; e-file encouraged
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