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Sunday September 24, 2017

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Savvy Living
Are there any services you know of that check in on elderly seniors who live alone? My 84-year-old father won't wear a...
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Washington News
As recovery efforts continue in Florida and Georgia for the devastated areas affected by Hurricane Irma, the IRS has expanded its relief plans. In IR-2017-155, 156 and 157, the Service authorized new tax relief for both Florida and Georgia. IRS Letter 155 covers residents of Florida. Many are on extension to file their personal tax returns with the due date of October 16. Now all of the Florida areas designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) qualify for relief. Tax returns and payments may be filed by January 31, 2018. The relief also applies to business tax deadlines for quarterly payroll and excise taxes. The late deposit fees for payroll and excise taxes will also be waived. Limited waivers are available even for residents outside the affected areas if there are necessary records located in a disaster zone. Taxpayers may call 1-866-562-5227 to see if the disaster relief applies. You also may be granted a filing delay if you are a worker directly involved in relief efforts. You should confirm your status with the IRS prior to changing your filing to the later date. IRS Letter 156 grants similar relief to Irma victims in the entire state of Georgia. Many...
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Personal Planner
Linda asked, "When should I take my Social Security? I will turn 57 this year and have a strong earnings history, having...
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