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June 28, 2021
The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau is hosting a free webinar entitled The Nuts and Bolts of Claiming the Advance Child Tax Credit on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 from 4:00 PM-5:00 PM Eastern and on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 from 1:00 PM-2:00 PM Eastern. The upcoming Advance Child Tax Credit (CTC)
June 24, 2021
The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today urged families to take advantage of a special online tool that can help them determine whether they qualify for the Child Tax Credit and the special monthly advance payments beginning on July 15. Available exclusively on IRS.gov, the new
June 24, 2021
The Legal Services Corporation has announced that the deadline to file applications under the Herbert S. Garten Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) has been extended to July 9, 2021.
June 24, 2021
Dr. Rochelle Walensky, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has signed an extension to the eviction moratorium further preventing the eviction of tenants who are unable to make rental payments. The moratorium that was scheduled to expire on June 30, 2021 is now extended
June 23, 2021
Department of Human Services (DHS) Acting Secretary Meg Snead has announced the start of distribution of $224 million in federally funded food assistance to low-income Pennsylvania families of about 223,000 young children through the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program. P-EBT is
June 23, 2021
The Internal Revenue Service is partnering with non-profit organizations, churches, community groups and others in 12 cities to help eligible families, particularly those who normally do not file a federal tax return, file a 2020 income tax return or register for the monthly Advance Child Tax Credit
June 21, 2021
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project (PHLP) will be hosting a webinar entitled Challenging CHC Personal Assistance Services Denials: A Webinar for Direct Care Workers on Thursday, June 24, 2021 from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM Eastern. Thousands of Pennsylvanians with disabilities and older adults enrolled in
June 21, 2021
Statement by President Joe Biden. June 21, 2021

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