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All taxpayers have the right to privacy – it’s the law

One of the IRS’s top priorities is protecting the privacy rights of America’s taxpayers. The agency takes this so seriously that the right to privacy is one of ten rights the Taxpayer bill of rights gives all taxpayers. Taxpayers have … Continue reading

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New Jersey Sues Student Loan Servicer Navient, Alleging ‘Deceptive, Misleading’ Tactics

The state of New Jersey sued Navient on Tuesday, alleging that the student loan servicing company forced borrowers to pay and owe more money than necessary through misleading and deceptive practices. In a lawsuit Navient is accused of steering borrowers … Continue reading

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Workers’ Compensation Is Exclusive Remedy for Co-Worker Assault

In a contractor’s action for damages from on-the-job-injuries, defendant raised the defense of plaintiff’s status as a statutory employee, for whom workers’ compensation statutes provide the exclusive remedy. Statutory employee status depends in part on whether the contractor was doing … Continue reading

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Co-Working Company Regus Puts More Locations into Bankruptcy

Co-working company Regus Corp., which provides furnished workspace on short-term deals, has placed more of its assets into chapter 11 bankruptcy as office markets deal with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy. Regus has put more than … Continue reading

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Former city administrator pleads guilty to money laundering

A former administrator for a Mississippi city has pleaded guilty to money laundering and making false statements on a federal tax return. Randy James, 56, who was once city clerk of Bay Springs in Jasper County, entered the plea Wednesday. … Continue reading

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8 Million Americans Have Fallen into Poverty Since May

Two new studies have found that after an ambitious expansion of the safety net in the spring saved millions of people from poverty, the aid is now largely exhausted and poverty has returned to levels higher than before the coronavirus … Continue reading

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YogaWorks Files for Chapter 11, Plans to Close All Studios

YogaWorks Inc. has filed for bankruptcy and plans to permanently close its dozens of studios across the U.S. but keep offering virtual classes. The California-based yoga studio chain is the latest fitness business to succumb to shutdowns and restrictions on … Continue reading

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IRS extends Economic Impact Payment registration deadline for non-filers to Nov. 21

The deadline to register for an Economic Impact Payment using the IRS Non-Filers tool has been extended to November 21, 2020. People who don’t normally file a return and have not yet received their stimulus payment are urged to use the tool … Continue reading

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John McAfee arrested, indicted on tax evasion charges, sued for fraud

Cybersecurity eccentric, John McAfee, is under arrest in Spain awaiting extradition to the United States after being indicted on federal tax evasion charges. The filing alleges that McAfee deliberately not only avoided paying federal taxes from tax years 2014 through … Continue reading

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New forgiveness application for PPP borrowers with smaller loans

Small businesses that obtained PPP loans of $50,000 or less can now use a streamlined application to apply for forgiveness. This is expected to affect about 3.6 million borrowers according to the SBA. The SBA and Treasury Department remain committed … Continue reading

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