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Your Tax Bracket Just Changed for 2022

Yesterday, the IRS released inflation-adjusted income tax brackets for 2022, which will be increasing by the largest year-to-year margin since Congress revamped the tax code in 2017. Here’s a look at how it breaks down.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Your Tax Bracket Just Changed for 2022

Yesterday, the IRS released inflation-adjusted income tax brackets for 2022, which will be increasing by the largest year-to-year margin since Congress revamped the tax code in 2017. Here’s a look at how it breaks down.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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You Have One Week Left to Claim Your $1,800 Advance Child Tax Benefit

If you don’t normally file a tax return and haven’t received your child tax benefit yet, it’s not too late to receive a lump sum advance payment of $1,800 per child in December. However, you’ll have to act fast to get that money before the holidays, as the deadline for the advanced payment expires in […]

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You Have One Week Left to Claim Your $1,800 Advance Child Tax Benefit

If you don’t normally file a tax return and haven’t received your child tax benefit yet, it’s not too late to receive a lump sum advance payment of $1,800 per child in December. However, you’ll have to act fast to get that money before the holidays, as the deadline for the advanced payment expires in […]

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How to Change the Gender on Your Passport to ‘X’

On Wednesday, the U.S. State Department announced it had issued the first passport with an X gender marker for “non-binary, intersex, and gender non-conforming persons,” a milestone for the rights of people who don’t identify as either male or female.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Fortnite Boss Slams Billionaire Tax He Doesn’t Seem To Fully Understand

Surprise, surprise, Epic Games founder, Tim Sweeney, is not a fan of the new billionaire tax being proposed in Congress at the moment. The CEO of the company, which prints money thanks to Fortnite, said the tax would possibly “end founder control” of Epic Games, calling into question whether he even knows what the…Read more… […]

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How to Spot a Fake IRS Letter

With the IRS still sending out a slew of letters relating to 2020 tax returns, you might be wondering if the letter you’ve received is legitimate and not a scam. The short answer is to verify directly with the IRS if you get a letter that asks you for personal information or a payment for […]

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Yes, the IRS Might Actually Call You (and How to Know It’s Not a Scam)

You’ve probably heard that the IRS will never call you under any circumstances, and that anyone claiming to be an agent from the agency is trying to scam you. That’s a myth—the IRS actually might call you, especially when there’s a large backlog of tax returns like we’re dealing with now. Yet scams are rampant, […]

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Don’t Throw Away These Letters From the IRS, They’re Not a Scam

Taxpayers have been confused by letters recently sent out by the IRS, thinking they’re a scam. The letters are legit, however, and worth keeping, as they could help you get money related to the recovery rebate tax credit claimed in your 2020 tax return.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Don’t Throw Away These Letters From the IRS, They’re Not a Scam

Taxpayers have been confused by letters recently sent out by the IRS, thinking they’re a scam. The letters are legit, however, and worth keeping, as they could help you get money related to the recovery rebate tax credit claimed in your 2020 tax return.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Don’t Miss the Final Tax Return Deadline (and Unclaimed Stimulus Money)

If you haven’t filed your 2020 tax return yet, now is the time. At this point, most extensions will expire on Oct. 15 and begin accruing late fees and interest. Worse yet, by not filing you’ll miss out on one-time payouts for the child tax credit and the first two stimulus payments. Even if you […]

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California Highway Patrol Is Still Doing 30 Day Tows Despite Unconstitutional Ruling

California’s Highway Patrol has been ignoring a 2017 court ruling. According to CalMatters, the agency has been conducting 30-day tows despite a 2017 ruling the practice unconstitutional. The agency is now being sued over the tows. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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California Highway Patrol Is Still Doing 30 Day Tows Despite Unconstitutional Ruling

California’s Highway Patrol has been ignoring a 2017 court ruling. According to CalMatters, the agency has been conducting 30-day tows despite a 2017 ruling the practice unconstitutional. The agency is now being sued over the tows. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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How to Write Off Crypto Losses on Your Taxes

One of the big downsides to cryptocurrency is the dizzying price swings that can decimate your investment, but there’s a silver lining to taking a big hit: tax loss harvesting. Due to a quirk in the way the IRS classifies crypto, you can strategically sell your crypto at a loss, repurchase it before the price…Read […]

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How to Get the New SNAP Benefits, Even If You’re Still a Student

Starting Oct. 1, monthly SNAP food assistance benefits will go up by an average of $36 per person, the largest increase in the program’s 46-year history. Here’s what you need to know about how to qualify for increased food assistance—which you can get even if you’re a student. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Get the New SNAP Benefits, Even If You’re Still a Student

Starting Oct. 1, monthly SNAP food assistance benefits will go up by an average of $36 per person, the largest increase in the program’s 46-year history. Here’s what you need to know about how to qualify for increased food assistance—which you can get even if you’re a student. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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22 of the Best Movies About Murderous Coloniz—I Mean British Royalty

We have a love/hate relationship with monarchy. In practice, sure, autocratic rule is generally a bad thing (not that democracy is inherently a cakewalk, but at least it leaves us with no one else to blame), while modern, watered-down versions of royalty can feel a bit pointless—like it’s all just for show. But…Read more… Continue […]

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22 of the Best Movies About Murderous Coloniz—I Mean British Royalty

We have a love/hate relationship with monarchy. In practice, sure, autocratic rule is generally a bad thing (not that democracy is inherently a cakewalk, but at least it leaves us with no one else to blame), while modern, watered-down versions of royalty can feel a bit pointless—like it’s all just for show. But…Read more… Continue […]

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Bus On Bus Violence Ends With Driver Narrowly Avoiding Being Crushed

Two public transit buses collided at low speed while negotiating a Singapore interchange station in Bukit Batok on Sunday evening. One of the buses was apparently pulling into the station while another was leaving. “The impact caused one of the buses to mount a curb and fall to its side,” said Bukit Batok member of…Read […]

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Bus On Bus Violence Ends With Driver Narrowly Avoiding Being Crushed

Two public transit buses collided at low speed while negotiating a Singapore interchange station in Bukit Batok on Sunday evening. One of the buses was apparently pulling into the station while another was leaving. “The impact caused one of the buses to mount a curb and fall to its side,” said Bukit Batok member of…Read […]

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