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February 5, 2020
Department of Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller today announced that County Assistance Offices (CAO), processing centers, and customer service centers will be closed to the public on February 14, 2020, in order to install a statewide system update. The offices will remain closed as scheduled on
February 5, 2020
Department of Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller joined representatives from anti-hunger organizations, employment and training programs, local grocery retailers, as well as state and local officials at a roundtable to discuss the effects of attacks on the Supplemental Nutrition Access Program
February 4, 2020
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project has published the January 2020 edition of its revamped newsletter the Health Law News.
January 31, 2020
New Medicaid Work Supports initiative will identify and connect Medicaid enrollees to resources that can help address barriers to employment and lead to more success in the workforce.
January 31, 2020
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 starting later this month. To help charities apply for Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status, the IRS has revised Form 1023
January 29, 2020
The Federal Trade Commission will mark Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, February 3-7, 2020, by co-hosting a series of free events highlighting the warning signs of tax identity theft and government imposter scams, ways consumers can protect themselves, and what to do if a consumer is a victim of
January 28, 2020
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced the publication of guidance clarifying how housing providers can comply with the Fair Housing Act when assessing a person’s request to have an animal in housing to provide assistance because of a disability. The Fair Housing
January 28, 2020
The Internal Revenue Service and its partners nationwide remind taxpayers about the Earned Income Tax Credit on January 31, "EITC Awareness Day." This is the 14th year of the EITC awareness campaign that alerts millions of workers to this significant tax credit. "The EITC is a vital tax credit that

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