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Avoid the Rush; Use for Quick Answers to Questions

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 11:26am
This is the busiest time of year for IRS toll-free phone services. Taxpayers can avoid the rush by getting answers to their questions on

Family Law Help Desk in Scranton - February 22

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 9:21am
Lackawanna Pro Bono will be offering a FREE Family Law Help Desk on February 22, 2017 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm. at the Family Court Administration Office, 200 Adams Ave., Scranton, PA. Registration is required to see an attorney.

Identity Theft Remains on “Dirty Dozen” List of Tax Scams; IRS, States, Tax Industry Urge People to be Vigilant Against Criminals

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 1:46pm
The Internal Revenue Service has issued a filing season alert warning taxpayers and tax professionals to watch out for identity theft at tax time and highlighted the crime as a top scam in the agency’s “Dirty Dozen” series

Are You Eligible for EITC? Get It, and Get It Right

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 9:29am
January 27, 2017, marks the 11th anniversary of Awareness Day, a nationwide effort to increase awareness about the EITC and other refundable credits. Find out if you qualify to receive up to a $6, 269 refund when you file and have qualifying children.

2017 Tax Filing Season Opens

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 1:01pm
The Internal Revenue Service said that it successfully started accepting and processing 2016 federal individual income tax returns on schedule. More than 153 million returns are expected to be filed this year.

Pathways to Pardon Program in Reading - January 28

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 12:00pm
Pathways to Pardon, an informational workshop on the pardon process and other related processes, will be presented on January 28 in Reading by State Senator Judy Schwank and Lt. Governor Mike Stack. Managing Attorney Nick Matash of MidPenn Legal Services will be a featured speaker.

Family Law Help Desk in Scranton - January 30

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 8:20am
Lackawanna Pro Bono, Inc. will be sponsoring a free Family Law Help Desk in Scranton on January 30, 2017 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm.

Attorney General Beemer Offers Guide to Consumers Looking for Health Club Memberships

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 10:52am
Attorney General Bruce R. Beemer encourages Pennsylvanians to carefully examine any contract required by a fitness facility. The beginning of a new year is a time when many Commonwealth residents join gyms or health clubs as they seek to achieve their fitness goals.