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Payroll providers offer slightly different plans for collecting 2020 deferred taxes

The military’s largest payroll provider said it will collect taxes that were deferred from employee and servicemember paychecks last year over the course…

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NDAA veto could jeopardize pay and benefits for nurses, Gold Star Families and other military occupations

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Congress unveils details of massive $1.4T omnibus spending package

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Omnibus endorses 1% federal pay raise, gives feds more time to repay deferred payroll taxes

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Rep. Don Beyer, D-Va. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 11, 2016, on the introduction of the Freedom of Religion Act. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Va. congressman worried about payroll tax deferral, Schedule F’s impact on feds post-Trump

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(AP Photo/Elise Amendola)FILE- In this June 15, 2018, file photo, twenty dollar bills are counted in North Andover, Mass. Default on your federal student loans and the government can take up to 15 percent of each paycheck to satisfy your debt. The Education Department can also withhold federal benefits like tax returns and Social Security payments. Garnishment is an effective tool to recoup unpaid loans, private collection agencies enlisted by the Education Department took in over $841.6 million  via wage garnishment in the 2018 fiscal year, but it inflicts serious financial strain on borrowers who are already struggling. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Calculating your 2021 take-home pay requires some serious mental gymnastics

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Federal employees will pay nearly 5% more toward health premiums in 2021

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Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett arrives for her Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Oct. 12, 2020. (Caroline Brehman/Pool via AP)

All eyes on the Senate, will any other work get done?

The Senate is almost totally occupied with Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, but this debate also crowds out other important…

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Industry pushes back against WH order on diversity and inclusion training

In today’s Federal Newscast, 11 industry associations are calling on the Trump administration to rescind the executive order on diversity and training.

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A bill to make the payroll tax deferral optional, and others worth watching

Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) has introduced new legislation that would make the president’s payroll tax deferral optional for federal employees and servicemembers.

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