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COVID-19 likely to have lasting effect on catering industry

Everything has changed. In addition to regular retail businesses, restaurants, and just about everything in between, weddings and the catering industry have been hard hit during the COVID-19 pandemic. With most states opening the above establishment up to a degree at press time, there is little doubt things have changed [...]

By |2020-05-20T18:42:25-08:00May 21st, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on COVID-19 likely to have lasting effect on catering industry

IRS offers Economic Impact Payments info in other languages

The Internal Revenue Service has created the availability of additional material for partner groups sharing information related to Economic Impact Payments, including a new toolkit in Spanish and a variety of other print and visual items available. Even with more than 130 million Economic Impact Payments delivered to date and [...]

By |2020-05-16T14:39:27-08:00May 19th, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on IRS offers Economic Impact Payments info in other languages

3 new credits available to many businesses hit by COVID-19

The Internal Revenue Service says employers affected by COVID-19 have three important new credits available to them. Employee Retention Credit: The employee retention credit is designed to encourage businesses to keep employees on their payroll. The refundable tax credit is 50% of up to $10,000 in wages paid by an eligible [...]

By |2020-05-10T10:34:51-08:00May 12th, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on 3 new credits available to many businesses hit by COVID-19

Deadline approaches for VA, SSI recipients who don’t file tax return, have dependents

The Internal Revenue Service is reminding Supplemental Security Income and Department of Veterans Affairs beneficiaries to act by Tuesday, May 5, if they didn't file a tax return in 2018 or 2019 and have dependents so they can receive the full amount of their Economic Impact Payment. Their $1,200 payments [...]

By |2020-05-03T13:54:12-08:00May 5th, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on Deadline approaches for VA, SSI recipients who don’t file tax return, have dependents

ASU Summer School 2020 program for learners at all levels

What does Summer School look like for students in 2020? A lot different than it has in the past. In a period of economic uncertainty with shifting job markets and employment opportunities that are evaporating in some places and springing to life in others, higher education remains one of the best [...]

By |2020-04-29T14:55:17-08:00April 30th, 2020|Student Loans|Comments Off on ASU Summer School 2020 program for learners at all levels

Cross-border tax guidance related to travel disruptions arising from COVID-19

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service recently issued guidance that provides relief to individuals and businesses affected by travel disruptions arising from the COVID-19 emergency. The guidance includes the following: Revenue Procedure 2020-20  which provides that, under certain circumstances, up to 60 consecutive calendar days of U.S. presence [...]

By |2020-04-25T13:34:28-08:00April 28th, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on Cross-border tax guidance related to travel disruptions arising from COVID-19

Study suggests COVID-19 can be detected using smell tests

There is currently a wide range of RNA tests for detecting COVID-19 according to a new study by Sensonics International. A news release from the company states "in light of strong evidence that decreased ability to smell accompanies this disease, it is partnering with many universities and agencies to provide [...]

By |2020-04-22T14:08:18-08:00April 23rd, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Study suggests COVID-19 can be detected using smell tests

Special alert for benefit recipients who don’t file tax return, have dependents

The Internal Revenue Service issued a special alert for several groups of federal benefit recipients to act by April 22, if they didn't file a tax return in 2018 or 2019 and have dependents so they can quickly receive the full amount of their Economic Impact Payment. Their $1,200 payments [...]

By |2020-04-20T15:27:41-08:00April 21st, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on Special alert for benefit recipients who don’t file tax return, have dependents

New service protects Veteran homebuyers with ‘SafeClose’

In an ongoing effort to protect its customers during the coronavirus pandemic, NewDay USA, a VA mortgage lender, said veterans and service members can now sign mortgage closing documents without having a notary signing agent enter their home. The company's new SafeClose service, which abides by the Center for Disease Control and [...]

By |2020-04-15T15:41:56-08:00April 16th, 2020|Real Estate|Comments Off on New service protects Veteran homebuyers with ‘SafeClose’

Feeding America sees rise in requests during COVID-19 pandemic

Grocery stores and large warehouses aren't the only businesses that are having trouble keeping up with providing food staples during the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, nearly 100 percent of food banks in the Feeding America network is serving more neighbors in need during the COVID-19 pandemic, yet nearly 60 percent [...]

By |2020-04-08T19:57:56-08:00April 9th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Feeding America sees rise in requests during COVID-19 pandemic