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May 13, 2021
The Pennsylvania Bar Foundation selected lawyers Donald F. Smith, a volunteer attorney at MidPenn Legal Services in Reading, and Diana K. Ingersoll, a staff attorney at MidPenn Legal Services in Altoona, as well as Ingersoll’s employer MidPenn Legal Services for 2021 Louis J. Goffman Awards. The
May 12, 2021
New FCC Program Offers Consumers Discounted Broadband Services and Computers During the COVID-19 Pandemic beginning May 12.
May 7, 2021
Department of Human Services (DHS) Acting Secretary Meg Snead today issued the following statement on a ruling from the United States District Court for the District of Columbia that struck down the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s nationwide moratorium on evictions established in
May 7, 2021
The Internal Revenue Service today reminds tax-exempt organizations that operate on a calendar-year (CY) basis that certain annual information and tax returns they file with the IRS are due on May 17, 2021. These returns are: Form 990-series annual information returns (Forms 990, 990-EZ, 990-PF, 990
May 7, 2021
Regional Housing Legal Services (RHLS) Board of Directors is has announced that Dina Schlossberg, currently the RHLS Deputy Director/Senior Attorney for Multi-family Housing, will become the next Executive Director of RHLS as of August 1, 2021. The Board's announcement stated: The Board of Directors
May 6, 2021
A new Unemployment Compensation system will be launched in Pennsylvania in June 2021. For the transition to the new system the PA Dept. of Labor & Industry will be presenting instructional workshops covering topics relating to use of the system.
May 5, 2021
If a person is missing their first or second EIP, they need to file a 2020 tax return with the IRS and claim the 2020 Recovery Rebate Credit (RRC) as soon as possible.
May 5, 2021
Today, the Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and the Bureau of the Fiscal Service announced they are disbursing more than 1.1 million payments in the eighth batch of Economic Impact Payments from the American Rescue Plan. Today's announcement brings the total disbursed

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