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Can we talk? 6 ways to be open with your boss about depression

A psychiatrist and telehealth cofounder says mental health’s many stigmas make it hard for employees to broach the topic in the workplace. But they should and can without oversharing.   From COVID-19 and social and racial justice movements to wildfires and the most polarizing election in recent history, there’s no shortage of things keeping people [...]

By |2020-10-26T13:50:20+00:00October 26th, 2020|Personal Finance|0 Comments

Updates : Penalties for tax returns after Sept. 14 & Claim Economic Impact Payment

IR-2020-207, September 10, 2020 WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today urged individuals who owe taxes but have not yet filed for 2019 to act now to avoid larger penalties that, by law, start after September 14. The tax deadline was July 15 this year. Taxpayers who submitted an extension have until October 15 to [...]

By |2020-09-14T12:34:17+00:00September 14th, 2020|Personal Finance|0 Comments

Millions of Americans have lost health insurance in this pandemic-driven recession. Here are their options

Amid historic levels of unemployment, as many as 12 million Americans may have lost their health insurance since February, according to a study by the Economic Policy Institute.  “Because most U.S. workers rely on their employer or a family member’s employer for health insurance, the shock of the coronavirus has cost millions of Americans their jobs and [...]

By |2020-08-31T13:27:43+00:00August 31st, 2020|Personal Finance|0 Comments

President Trump Signs Executive Orders to Extend Unemployment, Defer Payroll Taxes

President Donald Trump announced four executive actions on Saturday, including continued expanded unemployment benefits and a temporary payroll tax deferral for some workers, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to hobble the U.S. economy. Trump also ordered continued eviction protection and student-loan relief. The moves could jeopardize negotiations with congressional Democrats over an additional coronavirus relief [...]

By |2020-08-10T13:52:22+00:00August 10th, 2020|Personal Finance|0 Comments

Pandemic teleworking causes state tax withholding issues

A half-century ago, tax withholding was one of the simpler issues for taxpayers and practitioners. A more mobile society makes state tax withholding more complicated today given the ease of conducting cross-jurisdictional business and the increase in teleworking or remote work arrangements. Meanwhile, the web of inconsistent state and local income tax and withholding rules [...]

By |2020-07-27T17:46:26+00:00July 27th, 2020|Business Finance|0 Comments

IRS updates annual Dirty Dozen tax schemes for 2020

The IRS on Thursday issued its “Dirty Dozen” tax scams for 2020, pointing out that it was placing special emphasis on aggressive and evolving schemes related to coronavirus tax relief, including economic impact payments (IR-2020-160). “Tax scams tend to rise during tax season or during times of crisis, and scam artists are using pandemic to [...]

By |2020-07-20T15:02:29+00:00July 20th, 2020|Personal Finance|0 Comments
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