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Free Family Law Help Desk in Scranton - February 28, 2020

Fri, 02/21/2020 - 10:45
Lackawanna Pro Bono, Inc will be holding a Free Family Law Help Desk on February 28, 2020 at the Family Court Administration Office in Scranton.

IRS Launches Identity Theft Central

Mon, 02/03/2020 - 14:59
The Internal Revenue Service has launched Identity Theft Central, designed to improve online access to information on identity theft and data security protection for taxpayers, tax professionals and businesses.

Clean Slate Record Clearing Events in Philadelphia - February 2020

Mon, 02/03/2020 - 11:22
There are a number of Clean Slate Record Clearing Events taking place at various locations in Philadelphia in February 2020.

IRS Announces New Form 1040-SR - Alternative Filing Option For Seniors

Thu, 01/30/2020 - 13:05
The Internal Revenue Service wants seniors to know about the availability of a new tax form, Form 1040-SR, featuring larger print and a standard deduction chart with a goal of making it easier for older Americans to read and use.

FTC Marks Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week February 3-7, 2020

Wed, 01/29/2020 - 08:49
The Federal Trade Commission will mark Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, February 3-7, 2020, by co-hosting a series of free events highlighting the warning signs of tax identity theft and government imposter scams.

Free Legal Assistance Available for Puerto Rico Disaster Survivors

Tue, 01/28/2020 - 09:22
A toll-free legal help hotline is now available to survivors impacted by Puerto Rico’s recent earthquakes. Earthquake survivors facing legal issues who are unable to pay for a lawyer may call 800-981-5342.

IRS Free File: Ideal for young and first-time filers

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 09:28
Filing taxes for the first time or working part-time? IRS Free File may be the perfect match for people looking to save money on federal tax preparation.

IRS Free File offers free tax prep options for military personnel

Tue, 01/14/2020 - 10:00
The Internal Revenue Service reminds active duty military personnel that IRS Free File offers them multiple options for free federal tax preparation.

MidPenn Legal Services Presents on Rural Tax Advocacy/Disability for Survivors of Domestic Violence - Blair County

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 09:03
Attorneys from MidPenn Legal Services will be presenting at the January Blair County Health and Welfare Council meeting. Public is welcome.

Community Expungement and Prdon Clinic - Collingdale

Thu, 01/09/2020 - 11:38
State Rep. David Delloso will host an expungement and pardon clinic on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 at Collingdale Borough Hall to assist residents and answer questions about the process.

Clear Your Criminal Record this MLK Day - Philadelphia

Tue, 01/07/2020 - 13:23
Come to this event in Philadelphia and learn if you may be eligible to have your criminal record sealed under Pennsylvania's new Clean Slate Law!

Free Criminal Record Expungement Clinic - Wayne, PA

Mon, 01/06/2020 - 10:37
A free criminal record expungement informational event, hosted by Rep. Melissa Shusterman, will be held on January 11, 2020 in Wayne, PA.

PUC Highlights 2019 Accomplishments and Programs

Thu, 12/19/2019 - 13:29
As part of its final public meeting for 2019, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission highlighted some of the agency’s major accomplishments over the past year.

National Tax Security Awareness Week begins; IRS and Security Summit partners offer Cyber Monday shopping tips

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 14:18
The Internal Revenue Service and the Security Summit partners opened this year's National Tax Security Awareness Week with a warning for holiday shoppers on Cyber Monday to secure their computers and mobile phones to reduce the threat of identity theft.

Free Family Law Help Desk in Scranton - December 3, 2019

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 07:55
Lackawanna Pro Bono is sponsoring a FREE Family Law Help Desk in Scranton on December 3, 2019 from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM.

Get Ready for Taxes: Important things to know about tax credits

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 11:28
With the tax filing season quickly approaching, the Internal Revenue Service recommends taxpayers take time now to determine if they are eligible for important tax credits like the Earned Income Tax Credit.

PUC Launches Annual “Prepare Now” Campaign; Urges Electric & Natural Gas Utilities to Help At-Risk Consumers Address Winter Heating Expenses

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 12:41
As part of its 17th year of “Prepare Now” education efforts, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission is urging utilities to identify and assist consumers who may struggle with cold-weather energy bills.