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Ten ways tax pros can prep for tax season

November 30, 2018

By Joseph Bamat Department of Revenue The start of tax season is around the corner. Federal individual income tax returns for 2018 are due on April 15, 2019. That is the same due date for filing Philadelphia’s Business Income & Receipts Tax (BIRT), Net Profits Tax (NPT), School Income Tax (SIT), and Earnings Tax returns….

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Not just jobs riding on fate of GM plant after Trump promise

November 30, 2018

By Angie Wang, Tom Krisher and John Seewer associated press LORDSTOWN, Ohio — General Motors is moving to shut down as many as five North American factories in a major restructuring, but there are more than jobs riding on the fate of at least one of them: Ohio’s Lordstown assembly plant. Ohio and much of…

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PHA celebrates completion of Norris Apartments Phase II

November 21, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO: PHA formally opened the Norris Apartments Phase II in the city’s North Central neighborhood. The 89-unit development represents the second of five phases to be developed under a $30 million Choice Neighborhoods Implementation grant.   The Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) and the City of Philadelphia recently celebrated the completion of the Norris Apartments…

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Big question for Amazon’s two chosen cities: Will it pay off?

November 16, 2018

By Christopher Rugaber associated press WASHINGTON — The awarding of Amazon’s second headquarters to two affluent localities has fanned intense speculation around a key question: For the winning cities, will the economic payoff prove to be worth the cost? Amazon’s decision will bring to Arlington, Virginia, and the Long Island City section of New York…

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Low-cost internet program helps connect families, veterans

November 9, 2018

NEWSUSA Most of us can’t imagine life without internet service at home. We use it every day for news and entertainment, as well as to research healthcare options for our families, to connect with friends and family; to search and apply for jobs, scholarships, or schools; or to shop and save time. Unfortunately, many low-income…

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Smart millennial uses down payment assistance for new home

October 26, 2018

NEWSUSA Until this summer, Matt Berna had an unusual tradition: Every year, he moved to a new apartment. After doing this for 9 years, the 27-year-old inside sales professional decided enough was enough. “Yeah, I’ve been moving since I was 18,” says Matt, “and I was getting sick of it. I’m really good at packing…

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Public service loan forgiveness program fails to forgive

October 19, 2018

By Charlene Crowell Across the nation and multiple generations, student loan debt now surpasses $1.5 trillion. The anxiety shared by borrowers from all walks of life seeking ways to lift this unsustainable consumer debt affects multiple life dimensions. In some cases, these burdensome debts threaten the future of America’s middle class. Two recent developments hold…

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Back to basics: The importance of real grass

October 5, 2018

BPT Well-maintained outdoor spaces increase curb appeal and can bolster property values. They inspire kids’ imaginations and support healthy play. They make a homegrown neighborhood hangout, ideal for spending time together. Whether you’re a first-time homeowner or looking for ways to improve your lawn maintenance skills, RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment) is sharing…

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By COLLIN BINKLEY BOSTON (AP) — “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman was sentenced Friday to 14 days...

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Three emerging smart home trends of 2019

September 13, 2019

BPT If you’re building a new home, you want it to be stylish, functional, and of course,...

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The Two Brown Crayons Tour

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ABOVE PHOTO: Wilson Peak and the San Juan Mountains, Colorado  (Photo: Robert Cicchetti / shutterstock) By Andrea...

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Kerry Washington at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival for the premiere of her movie “American Son”

September 13, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Kerry Washington (Photo: Tinseltown / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony According to reports, Kevin Hart has...

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