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April 19, 2022
The Internal Revenue Service encourages taxpayers who missed Monday's April 18 tax-filing deadline to file as soon as possible. While taxpayers due a refund receive no penalty for filing late, those who owe and missed the deadline without requesting an extension should file quickly to limit
April 15, 2022
The Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers the deadline to file and pay tax owed for most individual income tax returns is Monday, April 18. The agency wants last-minute filers to know tax help is available to file a tax return, request an extension or make a payment, 24 hours a day on IRS
April 14, 2022
Today, the Social Security Administration released its first Equity Action Plan, supporting President Biden’s whole-of-government equity agenda to advance equity, civil rights, racial justice, and equal opportunity for all. On January 20, 2021, The President signed an Executive Order, Advancing
April 7, 2022
Attorney General Josh Shapiro, along with a multistate coalition of attorneys general, today called on the CEOs of JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, U.S. Bank, and Wells Fargo to eliminate all overdraft fees on consumer bank accounts. The letter goes on to urge each bank to eliminate these fees by
April 4, 2022
Statement of Kilolo Kijakazi, Acting Commissioner “I am pleased to announce that local Social Security offices will restore in-person services, including for people without an appointment, on April 7, 2022. To avoid waiting in line, I strongly encourage people, who can, to use our online services at
March 30, 2022
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project has published the March 30, 2022 edition of PHLP Health Law News. You can subscribe to receive the PHLP Health Law News on the PHLP website at This edition features the following articles: Client Spotlight: Helping Josh Recover $21,000 in Denied
March 30, 2022
With the completion of special mailings of all Letters 6475 to recipients of the third-round of Economic Impact Payments, the Internal Revenue Service reminds people to accurately claim any remaining third-round stimulus payment on their 2021 income tax return as the 2021 Recovery Rebate Credit
March 28, 2022
Attorney General Josh Shapiro is advising Pennsylvanians ahead of the April 18 tax filing deadline to be careful when receiving calls or texts that claim to be about their taxes. Scammers will often pose as the IRS or a fake tax agency called the “Bureau of Tax Enforcement” to try and frighten

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