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Free Family Law Help Desk in Scranton - March 20

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 10:25
Sponsored by Lackawanna Pro Bono, this FREE event will provide the opportunity for low income individuals who have family law problems in Lackawanna County to meet briefly with a lawyer to discuss their legal problem.

Criminal Record Expungement Community Clinic - March 23 (Pottstown)

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:42
The Montgomery County office of the Public Defender with support of community partneres will host a Criminal Record Expungement Community Clinic for those with Montgomery County criminal records on March 23 at Montgomery County Community College, West Campus in Pottstown, PA.

Second Chance Expo - March 13 (Bristol)

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:28
State Representative Tina Davis will be sponsoring a Second Chance Expo on Thursday, March. 14, 2019 beginning at 6:00 pm at tje Norton Avenue Baptist Church, 1230 Norton Ave., Bristol, PA 19007.

IRS: Be vigilant against phone scams

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 14:04
The Internal Revenue Service warns taxpayers to be alert to tax time phone scams where aggressive criminals pose as IRS agents in hopes of stealing money or personal information.

National Consumer Protection Week 2019 Kicks off Sunday, March 3

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 08:39
The 21st annual National Consumer Protection Week takes place from March 3-9, 2019. NCPW is a nationally coordinated campaign to help consumers understand their rights while giving them access to free educational materials.

IRS warns taxpayers of pervasive phishing schemes in its ‘Dirty Dozen’ campaign

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 14:16
Kicking off the annual “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams, the Internal Revenue Service warns taxpayers of the ongoing threat of internet phishing scams that lead to tax-related fraud and identity theft.

Veterans Outreach Fair to Offer Health, Legal Services March 30

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 14:21
A Veterans Outreach Fair is being held by the Penn State College of Nursing and Penn State Law from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM p.m. on Saturday, March 30, at the Penn State Law school’s Lewis Katz Building on the University Park campus.

Avoid the rush over Presidents Day Holiday; Online Tools, Resources can help Tax Filers

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 13:46
The Internal Revenue Service is offering taxpayers several tips and various time-saving resources to help them file their income tax returns in the face of a new tax law.

EITC Awareness Day reminds taxpayers to look into valuable credit

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 09:28
With January 25th marking national EITC Awareness Day, the Internal Revenue Service wants to remind workers about the Earned Income Tax Credit and to correctly claim this important credit if they qualify.

PUC Urges Residents to “Prepare Now” as Winter Storm Harper Approaches; Reminds Residents to Report Outages and Consider Safety

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 10:42
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) offered tips to residents as Winter Storm Harper approaches the Commonwealth as part of its ongoing Prepare Now utility awareness campaign.

Clean Slate Workshop in Chester County - January 25

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 08:39
Legal Aid of Southeastern PA, United Way of Chester County and PA CareerLink of Chester County are holding a free Clean Slate Workshop on Friday Jan. 25, 2019 at PA CareerLink Chester County in Exton, PA.

IRS Confirms Tax Filing Season to Begin January 28; Refunds to be Issued During Shutdown

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 08:01
Despite the government shutdown, the Internal Revenue Service has confirmed that it will process tax returns beginning January 28, 2019 and provide refunds to taxpayers as scheduled.

Delaware County Expungement Clinic - January 21, 2019

Fri, 01/04/2019 - 08:24
A Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service free Expungement Clinic, sponsored by State Sen. Anthony Williams' office and State Rep. Joanna McClinton's office, will be held on Monday, January 21, 2019 from noon to 2 p.m. at Academy Park High School, Sharon Hill, PA.

New PUC Report Shows Continued Improvement in PA Households Starting Winter Without Heat-Related Utilities

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 10:18
The Public Utility Commission's annual Cold Weather Survey shows that more than 18,500 households across the state which had utility service terminated during the calendar year are entering the winter season without heat-related utility service or using unsafe heating sources, approximately 4% less than last year.

Help Avoid Online Order Slow- or No-Shows

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 10:30
The Federal Trade Commission has gotten reports from consumers who didn’t get their orders as expected – or never got them at all. Here are tips to have a good online shopping experience.

Social Security Warns Public About Fraudulent Phone Calls Threatening Arrest or Legal Action

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 10:29
Citizens are urged to remain vigilant of telephone impersonation schemes that exploit the Social Security Administration’s reputation and authority.

National Tax Security Awareness Week: Dec. 3-7

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 13:21
The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax community are marking “National Tax Security Awareness Week” Dec. 3 -7, with a series of reminders to taxpayers and tax professionals.

Free Family Law Help Desk in Scranton - December 11

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 10:07
Lackawanna Pro Bono, is sponsoring a FREE event that will provide the opportunity for low income individuals who have family law problems in Lackawanna County to meet briefly with a lawyer.