7 04, 2020

IRS offers tax help in several languages and via YouTube

By |2020-04-06T11:39:19-08:00April 7th, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on IRS offers tax help in several languages and via YouTube

IRS.gov provides important information for taxpayers in various languages, as well as YouTube videos to help taxpayers when filing taxes. For access to information in any of the seven languages that the IRS currently translates information, taxpayers can click on the English dropdown tab in the top menu bar on [...]

2 04, 2020

‘Right Tools, Right Now’ helps Realtors deal with COVID-19 impacts

By |2020-04-01T15:18:38-08:00April 2nd, 2020|Real Estate|Comments Off on ‘Right Tools, Right Now’ helps Realtors deal with COVID-19 impacts

The National Association of Realtors has implemented the return of its ‘Right Tools, Right Now’ program, which will make numerous business-critical resources immediately available to all of the association’s 1.4 million members at reduced or no cost. Originating in response to the financial crisis, nearly 1 million Realtors accessed $54 million [...]

31 03, 2020

Longtime tax pro begins as new National Taxpayer Advocate

By |2020-03-30T14:38:14-08:00March 31st, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on 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 [...]

26 03, 2020

CA restaurants boost delivery orders during COVID-19 lockdown

By |2020-03-25T10:49:58-08:00March 26th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on 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 [...]

24 03, 2020

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

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

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 [...]

19 03, 2020

COVID-19 and enrollee health insurance coverage

By |2020-03-18T18:57:42-08:00March 19th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on 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 [...]

17 03, 2020

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

By |2020-03-14T13:56:59-08:00March 17th, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on 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, [...]

12 03, 2020

NAR announces changes to upcoming conference schedule

By |2020-03-11T20:30:31-08:00March 12th, 2020|Real Estate|Comments Off on 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) [...]

10 03, 2020

Check out these free tax return preparation options

By |2020-03-07T18:02:45-08:00March 10th, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on 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 [...]

5 03, 2020

Study reveals what students are really reading today

By |2020-03-02T11:10:44-08:00March 5th, 2020|Student Loans|Comments Off on 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 [...]