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MedSign Makes Telehealth Simple for Seniors

January 16, 2021

New York, NY—Many seniors typically eschew technology, which can complicate communication between the elderly and their loved ones. And with the coronavirus pandemic still raging, it complicates still further the elderly’s ability to check in with their primary care providers. But a new technological innovation now makes it possible for seniors to communicate with their doctors right ...

Non-Profit on the Frontlines of COVID-19

New York, NY—Outreach has been providing essential substance abuse and mental health treatment services for nearly 40 years, starting out first in Queens and then expanding to Brooklyn and Long Island. Despite the pandemic, its staff has not skipped a beat, even though they’ve had their own concerns with Covid-19. According to Outreach’s CEO, Ms. Debbie Pantin, while essential ...

Lunch with Loree Features Prominent Psychiatrist

New York, NY—Loree Sutton, a retired Brigadier General in the United States Army, is running to be the next mayor of New York City. She’s reaching voters with weekly Lunch with Loree sessions via Facebook Live, and this week’s guest was Dr. Daniel Amen, a prominent psychiatrist who discussed the importance of mental health.

Co-hosting the show with Ms. Sutton was Monica ...

Doctor’s Advice: Stay Home During the Holidays

New York, NY—Air travel is picking up during the holiday week despite the pandemic. Indeed, the Washington Post reported on Monday that pre-Christmas air travel surpassed 1 million daily passengers nationwide for three consecutive days over the past weekend. But according to Dr. Jake Deutsch in New York, the most effective way to remain safe during the holiday week and beyond is to stay ...

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Last Chance to Register for Free Virtual Panel Discussion Featuring Distinguished COVID-19 Experts

January 13, 2021

TAPinto will host a panel discussion featuring distinguished COVID-19 experts on Thursday, January 14, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. This virtual gathering is free for attendees, but registration is required. 

The panel, presented by Atlantic Health System and moderated by Communications Consultant Bruno Tedeschi, will feature Dr. Michelle Cholankeril, ...

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IRS urges taxpayers to gather tax documents now for smooth filing later

January 23, 2021

WASHINGTON —The Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers that organizing tax records is an important first step for getting ready to prepare and file their 2020 tax return.

Taxpayers should keep all necessary records, such as W-2s, 1099s, receipts, canceled checks and other documents that support an item of income, or a deduction or credit, appearing on their tax ...

Get a federal tax refund faster with direct deposit

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Direct Deposit for Your Tax Refund − English

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that the fastest way to get their tax refund is by filing electronically and choosing direct deposit.

Direct deposit is free, fast, simple, safe and secure. Taxpayers can even split their refund to have it deposited into one, two or three different ...

Taxpayers can visit IRS.gov from the safety of their home for answers to tax questions

As people get ready to file their 2020 tax return, the IRS reminds taxpayers they can find answers to their tax questions from the safety of their home using IRS online tools and resources. These IRS.gov tools are easy to use and available 24 hours a day.

IRS Free File. Almost everyone can file their tax return electronically for free. The software does all the work of finding deductions, ...

2021 tax filing season begins Feb. 12; IRS outlines steps to speed refunds during pandemic

WASHINGTON ― The Internal Revenue Service announced that the nation's tax season will start on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, when the tax agency will begin accepting and processing 2020 tax year returns.

The Feb. 12 start date for individual tax return filers allows the IRS time to do additional programming and testing of IRS systems following the Dec. 27 tax law changes that provided a second ...

IRS Free File available today; claim Recovery Rebate Credit and other tax credits

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WASHINGTON – IRS Free File – online tax preparation products available at no charge launched on Friday, January 15, giving taxpayers an early opportunity to claim credits like the Recovery Rebate Credit and other deductions, the Internal Revenue Service announced.

Leading tax software providers make ...

Businesses have Feb. 1 deadline to provide Forms 1099-MISC and 1099-NEC to recipients

WASHINGTON − The Internal Revenue Service today reminded businesses and other payors that the revised Form 1099-MISC, Miscellaneous Income, and the new Form 1099-NEC, Nonemployee Compensation, must be furnished to most recipients by Feb. 1, 2021.

Redesigned Form 1099-MISC

The IRS revised Form 1099-MISC for the 2020 tax year to accommodate the creation of a new Form 1099-NEC. The ...