Despite being drowned in a metaphorical flood, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) isn’t heeding calls to build a metaphorical coffers—and taxpayers are paying a real price. That’s according to Erin M. Collins, the National Taxpayer Advocate, who said in a memo Tuesday that she was formally appealing a decision by the IRS to deny timely…

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In a major victory for reproductive rights, Kansas voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected an amendment to the state constitution that would have eliminated abortion protections. The red-leaning Kansas vote is the first statewide test of voter-driven initiatives to determine the fate of abortion access since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade earlier this year.…

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The wild growth that Snapchat and other social media companies enjoyed during the lockdown phase of the COVID pandemic is looking increasingly distant in the rearview mirror. Shares of Snap Inc. are falling in premarket trading on Friday after the company reported disappointing financial results, missing second-quarter earnings and revenue estimates and showing signs of…

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Electric vehicles are undoubtedly still too expensive for many consumers, but when compared to traditional petrol cars, they are actually not as expensive as you might think. That’s according to a quick-thinking rebuttal from Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, who was asked in a House committee meeting on Tuesday if he stood by recent comments suggesting…

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No doubt you’ve seen the countless hot shots of BeReal lately. The French photo app, launched in early 2020 as a sort of stripped-down anecdote to Instagram-style excess and glitz, prompts users to post a photo just once a day. Not only is the interface specifically designed to discourage the kind of influencer building that…

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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has refused to add critical information to so-called math error notices that would make them easier to understand, despite the letters being referred to by the Taxpayer Advocate Service as ” unclear and confusing,” a new report. has discovered. Late last year, the office of Erin M. Collins, the National…

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If you’ve browsed some corners of COVID-Twitter over the last week or so, you may have seen stories and accompanying viral threads about how the BA.5 subvariant of omicron may be “one of the most infectious viruses known to man.” maybe even contagious like measles. However, some experts say such comparisons are problematic, in part…

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Less than six months after the omicron wave reached its peak in the United States, public health officials are once again warning of another potentially dramatic wave of COVID-19, this one fueled by two omicron branches—Ba.4 and especially Ba.5. According to recent estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), these two variants…

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A U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Friday overturned that benchmark Roe vs. Wade the decision, undoing a half-century-old legal precedent that had established and maintained abortion as a protected constitutional right within the United States. The court’s 6-3 vote supported a strict abortion ban in Mississippi, while a 5-4 vote was overturned. deer. The ruling,…

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After months of updates regarding the processing of outstanding cargo and lowering expectations, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) finally has some good news for taxpayers who have been endlessly waiting for a refund. The agency is ready to complete the processing of all 1040 tax returns. Well, no everything of them. Only those presented last…

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