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February 14, 2022
To help taxpayers and tax professionals, the Internal Revenue Service today announced a special new page on to provide the latest details and information affecting the 2022 filing season and ongoing efforts by the agency to address the inventory of previously filed tax returns. During this
February 10, 2022
Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Secretary Jennifer Berrier today provided some additional guidance to Pennsylvanians who claimed unemployment compensation (UC) benefits in 2021 and are preparing to file their tax return using the 1099-G tax form. Department guidance is also available for
February 9, 2022
The Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. (PLAN) seeks an outstanding strategic and collaborative leader to serve as its next Executive Director. PLAN is a client-centered nonprofit organization established to improve the availability and quality of civil legal aid for low-income people across
February 8, 2022
The Internal Revenue Service today urged Americans to file a 2021 federal income tax return so they can take advantage of key tax benefits included in the American Rescue Plan and other recent legislation. Often, individuals and families can get these expanded tax benefits, even if they have little
February 8, 2022
Tickets are now available for the 2022 Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Excellence Awards Dinner on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at the Hilton Harrisburg. We are pleased to welcome Representative Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-5), co-chair of the Congressional Access to Civil Legal Aid Caucus, as our Keynote Speaker
February 1, 2022
The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) has announced that February 1 will mark the statewide launch of the Pennsylvania Homeowner Assistance Fund. The fund supports Pennsylvania homeowners whose household income is at or below 150% of the area median income (AMI) and are facing financial
January 27, 2022
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project has published the January 2022 edition of PHLP Health Law News. You can subscribe to receive the PHLP Health Law News on the PHLP website at
January 27, 2022
Consumers in 2021 reported losing about $770 million to fraud initiated on social media—about one fourth of all reported fraud losses for the year and an 18-fold increase from 2017, according to the Federal Trade Commission’s latest Consumer Protection Data Spotlight. Of those who reported losing

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