21 Jul, 2024
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Federal Student Loan Payment Pause Nearing Its End: Important Details for Sept. 1

Starting next month, the federal government will once again begin collecting payments and interest on outstanding federal student loans, after a three and a half year pause during which no payments were required. As a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, the federal government declared in March of 2020 that student loan payments and interest accrual […]

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EVAPCO Manufacturing Expansion Tax Incentives Up for Commissioners’ Discussion- Brazos County

An economic development collaboration between Brazos County and a local provider of refrigerator valves as well as systems is on the agenda for Tuesday’s meeting. RVS’s parent firm, EVAPCO, is aiming to increase production and move to a larger facility in the Crosswind Drive, off of Highway 21, area of Bryan. Cooling towers and closed-circuit […]

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Energy-Efficiency Incentives: New Tax Credits and Rebates from All Year Cooling

All Year Cooling hopes that the introduction of federal tax credits and rebates for energy-efficient air conditioning would encourage more people to make the switch. Now that federal tax credits and rebates are available, upgrading to energy-efficient cooling solutions is more affordable and beneficial for households.  All Year Cooling has a wide selection of devices, […]

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Upcoming Social Security Update: Millions to Receive Direct Payment up to $4,555

In 17 days, millions of retirees will get their first Social Security retirement payments for September, totaling up to $4,555 for seniors aged 70 or older. Social Security’s long-term prognosis is still up for debate on Capitol Hill, but the program will need to be altered if lawmakers cannot come to an agreement on funding […]

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Eligibility Criteria for $0 Student Loan Payments: Who Qualifies?

Although student loan payments are scheduled to commence shortly, some borrowers may have zero monthly payments. Tuesday marked the official introduction of the Biden administration’s Saving on a Valuable Education (SAVE) Plan. Vice President Kamala Harris stated in a statement that the proposal might save the average borrower approximately $1,000 per year. It is anticipated […]

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From Direct Deposit to Paper Checks: Montana’s $675 Property Tax Rebates Update

The Department of Revenue of Montana has made a significant declaration concerning property tax rebates. In accordance with the department, all property tax rebates in Montana will be distributed via paper check.  The department has eliminated the direct deposit option for rebate payments. Rebates Issued via Paper Checks On Thursday, the Department of Revenue declared […]

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Missoula County’s 5.4% Tax Increase Proposal Linked to State Tax System Concerns

On Thursday, Missoula County published its preliminary budget, which includes a proposed tax hike of 5.4%, or approximately $3.6 million in new income. The budget proposes a number of one-time expenses that won’t be covered by taxes, but it also includes a number of recurring expenses that would be covered by taxes, such as the […]

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Lawsuit Pursues Permanency of Michigan’s Income Tax Cut

A coalition of Republican lawmakers, business groups filed a lawsuit against the Michigan treasurer, Aiming permanent roll back of income tax to 4.05% from 4.25%. Lawsuit challenges Attorney General Dana Nessel’s opinion limiting cut to current year The complaint, filed on Thursday, demands declaratory relief from a judge versus State Treasurer Rachael Eubanks in order […]

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Colorado Residents Set to Receive SNAP Payments: Up to $1,691 in Just Eight Days

For the month of September, Colorado will provide payments for eligible residents with low incomes who are enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program within eight days. In Colorado, the SNAP program distributes payments from September 1 to September 10, with exact payment dates determined by the last digit of a food stamps recipient’s Social […]

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State Income Soars: New Mexico Envisions $3.5 Billion Surplus from Oil Production High

New Mexico’s record-breaking oil output is expected to generate an unprecedented multibillion-dollar surplus for the state government throughout the 2018 fiscal year, state economists stated Wednesday. In accordance with forecasts from four state agencies, which include the Legislature’s budget and accountability office, annually state general fund income will rise to $13 billion for the fiscal […]