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IRS releases ‘Data Book’ for 2020 describing working amid pandemic

The Internal Revenue Service recently issued the Data Book detailing the agency's activities during fiscal year 2020 (Oct. 1, 2019 – Sept. 30, 2020). "This year's Data Book describes the important work that IRS employees accomplish on behalf of the public," said IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig in an IRS news [...]

By |2021-06-26T14:04:42-08:00June 29th, 2021|Finance|Comments Off on IRS releases ‘Data Book’ for 2020 describing working amid pandemic

IRS updates FAQs on paid sick leave credit and family leave credit

The Internal Revenue Service posted updated FAQs about recent legislation that extended and amended tax relief to certain small- and mid-sized employers under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The FAQs are available at COVID-19-Related Tax Credits for Required Paid Leave Provided by Small and Midsize Businesses FAQs. The [...]

By |2021-01-30T14:35:52-08:00February 2nd, 2021|Finance|Comments Off on IRS updates FAQs on paid sick leave credit and family leave credit

Super Bowl consumer spending down — fans staying home, watching less

Where will you be for the Super Bowl on Feb. 7 when the Kansas City Chiefs face off against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for Super Bowl 55? Most will be home. Numerator, a data and tech company serving the market research space, launched a consumer sentiment study to understand how [...]

By |2021-01-27T18:42:03-08:00January 28th, 2021|Finance|Comments Off on Super Bowl consumer spending down — fans staying home, watching less

Remote work could open homeownership to nearly 2M renter households

The rise of remote work has the potential to unlock the American Dream of homeownership for nearly 2 million renter households. A new Zillow analysis finds that's how many renter households could likely telecommute and afford monthly payments on the typical U.S. starter home, but couldn't afford a starter home in [...]

By |2020-09-09T14:41:26-08:00September 10th, 2020|Real Estate|Comments Off on Remote work could open homeownership to nearly 2M renter households

Greyhound requiring all customers to wear face-covering onboard buses

Traveling by bus just got a lot trickier. Greyhound Lines Inc., considered to be the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in North America, will start requiring all customers to wear a face-covering when on its buses as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19. According to a news release [...]

By |2020-05-06T18:42:02-08:00May 7th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Greyhound requiring all customers to wear face-covering onboard buses

US airports ranked by flight cancellation rates

In an effort to help empower passengers to make more informed decisions when booking flights, InsureMyTrip reveals which of the country's busiest airports are more prone to flight cancellations and what passengers should know about airline cancellation policies, according to a news release. These are some of the key findings: Chicago [...]

By |2020-02-25T15:35:24-08:00February 27th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on US airports ranked by flight cancellation rates

The most romantic cities in America ahead of Valentine’s Day

You might be surprised to learn St. Louis couples are the most romantic in the country. Those living in the Missouri city were found to spend more on each other in preparation for a romantic Valentine's Day compared to anywhere else in the United States. What town took the silver spot in [...]

By |2020-02-05T20:18:48-08:00February 6th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on The most romantic cities in America ahead of Valentine’s Day

IRS revises Form 1023 for applying for tax-exempt status

As part of an ongoing effort to improve service for the tax-exempt community, the Internal Revenue Service has revised Form 1023 to allow electronic filing for the first time. Help for Charities To help charities apply for Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status, the IRS has revised Form 1023, Application for Recognition [...]

By |2020-02-01T16:08:41-08:00February 4th, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on IRS revises Form 1023 for applying for tax-exempt status

Get up-to-date info for tax filing season with redesigned IRS e-News subscriptions

If you're getting ready for the 2020 tax season the Internal Revenue Service is encouraging taxpayers, businesses, tax professionals and others to take advantage of a variety of improved e-mail subscription services. The e-News Subscription Service has been redesigned and updated in recent months to make it easier to subscribe to [...]

By |2020-01-26T19:41:48-08:00January 28th, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on Get up-to-date info for tax filing season with redesigned IRS e-News subscriptions

Nation’s brightest young scientists named finalists

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Society for Science & the Public recently named the 40 finalists in the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2020, the nation's oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. Alumni have gone on to have world-changing careers in STEM fields and earn some of [...]

By |2020-01-22T12:09:48-08:00January 23rd, 2020|Academics|Comments Off on Nation’s brightest young scientists named finalists

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