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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|Student Loans|Comments Off on Nation’s brightest young scientists named finalists

IRS considers requests for relief from double taxation related to repatriation

The IRS recently announced that the agency has become aware of limited circumstances in which it may be appropriate to provide relief from double taxation resulting from application of the repatriation tax under section 965, as amended by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act also known as the TCJA. The [...]

By |2020-01-20T15:34:14-08:00January 21st, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on IRS considers requests for relief from double taxation related to repatriation

How schools are expanding the definition of student success

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative recently released a series of 10 profiles highlighting schools that are expanding the definition of student success by going above and beyond academics -- to more fully consider the developmental needs of the whole child. Each of the schools reflect elements of Comprehensive Student Development, a [...]

By |2020-01-15T19:57:52-08:00January 16th, 2020|Student Loans|Comments Off on How schools are expanding the definition of student success

IRS ‘Free File’ offers free tax prep options for military personnel

The Internal Revenue Service is reminding all active-duty military personnel that IRS Free File offers them multiple options for free federal tax preparation. Free File is for individuals or families whose adjusted gross income was $69,000 or less last year. Free File is a private-public partnership between the IRS and [...]

By |2020-01-13T15:52:35-08:00January 14th, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on IRS ‘Free File’ offers free tax prep options for military personnel

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to teach students in international law program

Law students from across the country will have the opportunity to study with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor during the summer of 2020 in Prague, Czech Republic. The Consortium for Innovative Legal Education — which includes California Western School of Law, New England Law | Boston, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, and South Texas College [...]

By |2020-01-08T16:16:47-08:00January 9th, 2020|Student Loans|Comments Off on U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to teach students in international law program