FILE - In this March 18, 2020, file photo, the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol are seen in Washington, at sunrise. Congress is considering ways to govern from afar during the coronavirus pandemic. Lawmakers are talking this week about whether it's possible to conduct virtual committee meetings, particularly to oversee how the $2.2 trillion stimulus money is being spent. And they're considering ways to pass virus-related legislation without requiring every lawmaker to be present. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Some relatively good money news to interrupt the gloom

Over the past five months, there have been some major changes to the tax code that could impact the amount you pay and how effectively you use the money…

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IRS tackles ‘new ground’ juggling stimulus payments with extended filing season

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Mallory Barg Bulman: What’s in new IRS new strategy to boost tax filing compliance, answer public’s questions

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Mnuchin: IRS funding needed to implement tax law, improve customer service

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin stressed the importance of giving the IRS nearly $400 million annually for fiscal years 2018 and 2019 to help implement…

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IRS limited to answering 40 percent of ‘basic’ tax questions over the phone

The IRS expects fewer people will be able to have their tax filing questions answered over the phone this year, according to the National Taxpayer Advocate’s…

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Loren Duggan: What’s next for Congress in 2018?

Soon members of Congress will return to the Hill to tackle the great issues of 2018 — besides getting re-elected, that is.

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