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With 'a virus like this, it almost invariably is going to go all over,' Dr. Anthony Fauci says. In the United Kingdom, two cases of the new variant have been detected.

Tracking Covid-19 | What you need to know about travel this week ...

Doctor explains why he thinks Omicron likely in US at a low level

Sat, Nov 27, 2021

Dr. Amesh Adalja, an infectious disease specialist, explains why he thinks the Omnicron variant of the Covid-19 virus is likely in the US at a lower level than the Delta variant. ...

The new Omicron variant is a pandemic gut check

Sat, Nov 27, 2021

The emergence of the newly identified Omicron coronavirus variant feels like a pandemic gut check. ...

Omicron concerns should spur millions of unvaccinated Americans to get their Covid shots, experts say

Sat, Nov 27, 2021

As a new Omicron variant spurs global travel bans, experts said that concerns over its impact should spur the millions of unvaccinated Americans to get their Covid-19 shots -- and for those who are eligible to get boosters -- as it will offer at least a degree of protection. ...

Opinion: Omicron variant puts a chill on Thanksgiving weekend

Fri, Nov 26, 2021

After South Africa sounded the alarm on a new Covid-19 variant, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 900 points on Black Friday, marking a dire start to what was forecast to be a record-shattering holiday spending season. ...

Smerconish: The virus knows no boundaries

Sat, Nov 27, 2021

CNN's Michael Smerconish says the Omicron variant is a reminder that no matter what the vaccination rate in the developed world, the pandemic is a global issue that won't be behind us until immunity by vaccination or natural means is world-wide. ...

Why hundreds of thousands of kids in the US dread their 21st birthdays

Sat, Nov 27, 2021

• Video: Volunteer introduces Afghan refugee family to Thanksgiving ...

Video shows Republican congresswoman making racist remarks about colleague

Fri, Nov 26, 2021

• Rep. Boebert suggested Rep. Omar was terrorist in anti-Muslim comments • Opinion: These people are uniquely qualified to tell us what happened on January 6 ...

Thieves target Home Depot in California, making off with hammers, crowbars and other tools

Sat, Nov 27, 2021

Up to 10 people entered a Home Depot store in California on Friday night and left with a range of stolen tools, according to police officials. ...

These major chains boomed as small retailers had to close up shop

Sat, Nov 27, 2021

Many Americans are shopping small Saturday to support mom-and-pop clothing, toy, furniture, sporting goods, hardware and electronics' stores. ...

Taxpayer Advocate Service Feed

TAS Tax Tip: Advance Child Tax Credit payments: Nov. 29 is last day for families to opt out or make other changes

Wed, Nov 24, 2021

Updating Advance Child Tax Credit Payment IRS issued a reminder for families collecting advance payments of the Child Tax Credit […] The post TAS Tax Tip: Advance Child Tax Credit payments: Nov. 29 is last day for families to opt out or make other changes appeared first on Taxpayer Advocate Service. ...

NTA Blog: Happy Thanksgiving

Wed, Nov 24, 2021

NTA Blog: Happy Thanksgiving   This Thanksgiving, as we continue to adjust our work and personal lives, I am reflecting […] The post NTA Blog: Happy Thanksgiving appeared first on Taxpayer Advocate Service. ...

TAS Tax Tip: Did you have an advance payment of the Child Tax Credit issued to you, but did not receive it?

Tue, Nov 23, 2021

Missing Advance Child Tax Credit Payment Very soon, if you received advance payments of the Child Tax Credit, you will […] The post TAS Tax Tip: Did you have an advance payment of the Child Tax Credit issued to you, but did not receive it? appeared first on Taxpayer Advocate Service. ...

TAS Tax Tip: The IRS incorrectly recorded me as deceased – what should I do?

Wed, Nov 17, 2021

If your IRS tax account is locked in error because the IRS’s records incorrectly indicate that you or your spouse […] The post TAS Tax Tip: The IRS incorrectly recorded me as deceased – what should I do? appeared first on Taxpayer Advocate Service. ...

NTA Blog: Minimum Competency Standards for Return Preparers Are Crucial Taxpayer Protections

Wed, Nov 17, 2021

NTA Blog: Minimum Competency Standards for Return Preparers Are Crucial Taxpayer Protections Congress Should Enact Legislation to Protect American Taxpayers […] The post NTA Blog: Minimum Competency Standards for Return Preparers Are Crucial Taxpayer Protections appeared first on Taxpayer Advocate Service. ...

NTA Blog: IRS Initiates New Favorable Offer In Compromise Policies

Mon, Nov 15, 2021

NTA Blog: IRS Initiates New Favorable Offer In Compromise Policies The IRS has the discretion to accept an offer in […] The post NTA Blog: IRS Initiates New Favorable Offer In Compromise Policies appeared first on Taxpayer Advocate Service. ...

NTA Blog: IRS Delays in Processing Amended Tax Returns Are Impacting TAS’s Ability to Assist Taxpayers

Wed, Nov 10, 2021

In a previous blog, I highlighted the impact of the IRS’s processing delays and the resulting increase in cases on […] The post NTA Blog: IRS Delays in Processing Amended Tax Returns Are Impacting TAS’s Ability to Assist Taxpayers appeared first on Taxpayer Advocate Service. ...

TAS’s Ability to Help With Delayed Refunds Is Limited

Wed, Nov 10, 2021

March 25, 2021 TAS’s Ability to Help With Delayed Refunds Is Limited TAS’s Ability to Help With Delayed Refunds Is […] The post TAS’s Ability to Help With Delayed Refunds Is Limited appeared first on Taxpayer Advocate Service. ...

TAS Tax Tip: Resources for Military Personnel and Their Families

Tue, Nov 09, 2021

Did you know that members of the U.S. Armed Forces can have special tax considerations for both federal and state […] The post TAS Tax Tip: Resources for Military Personnel and Their Families appeared first on Taxpayer Advocate Service. ...

TAS Tax Tip: Don’t fall for it – it’s a scam! Scammers are sending fake IRS emails about Economic Impact Payments

Fri, Nov 05, 2021

The Federal Trade Commission warns the public about a fake IRS email scam that keeps popping into people’s inboxes. It […] The post TAS Tax Tip: Don’t fall for it – it’s a scam! Scammers are sending fake IRS emails about Economic Impact Payments appeared first on Taxpayer Advocate Service. ...