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COBRA subsidy eligibility period extended thru Feb; 15-month subsidy available

WASHINGTON, DC — Workers who lose their jobs during January and February may qualify for a 65-percent subsidy on their COBRA health insurance premiums, and these newly-eligible individuals, along with those already receiving the subsidy, can now receive it for up to 15 months, according to the Internal Revenue Service. Created by the American Recovery […]

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For many small businesses, fall filing deadline looms for special refund claims

WASHINGTON, DC — Time is running out for many small businesses wishing to take advantage of the expanded business loss carryback option included in this year’s recovery law, the Internal Revenue Service said today. Eligible individuals have until Oct. 15 to choose this expanded carryback option. Eligible calendar-year corporations have until Sept. 15. This carryback […]

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IRS reminds taxpayers to take advantage of Recovery Act Benefits

WASHINGTON, DC — With 2009 now half over, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers to take advantage of the numerous tax breaks made available earlier this year in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The recovery law provides tax incentives for first-time homebuyers, people purchasing new cars, those interested in making their homes more […]

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Lafayette water projects to get $750,000 federal stimulus money

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — State Sen. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) announced today that Lafayette qualifies for a $750,000 federal grant to move forward with wastewater system updates. Alting said the grant monies were made available from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and he has supported the wastewater improvement projects for several years. This is […]

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Rensselaer water projects to get $1.5 million of federal stimulus

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — State Sen. Brandt Hershman (R-Wheatfield) announced today that Rensselaer qualifies for a $1.5 million federal grant to move forward with wastewater system updates. Hershman said the grant monies were made available from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and he has supported the wastewater improvement projects for several years. This […]

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First $2,400 of unemployment benefits tax free for 2009

WASHINGTON, DC — All or part of unemployment benefits received in 2009 will be tax free for many unemployed workers, according to the Internal Revenue Service. “This morning we learned that a record 5.6 million people were receiving unemployment benefits in the middle of March. This underscores the need for the relief provided by the […]

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