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ACA Penalty Appeal Support

ACA Penalty Appeal Support

The pandemic is changing the way we all work, including the IRS. Since the scathing report from the Inspector General earlier this year, the Internal Revenue Service hasn't answered their calls. Still, we know they are working diligently behind closed doors to step up their penalty letters and create much-needed revenue. According to the report, the IRS collected a mere 4.4% of its original goal for assessing ACA penalties. The estimated penalty income was based on employers failing to offer affordable health coverage to employees; however, most employers were already providing coverage, so the IRS lost big!...

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Back-to-School Tips During a Pandemic

Back-to-School Tips During a Pandemic

School will seem very strange for children this year, no matter which teaching model your school district has chosen. Whether your district will select in-class and remote learning as a hybrid or in-person only classes, preparation is vital to make the transition as smooth as possible for you and your kids.

Here are some of our tips for making the transition back into the classroom as safe as possible.

Before going back to school: Check your children each morning for signs of sickness, such as a fever, sore throat, coughing, or body aches If your...

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Public Health Emergency Extended

Public Health Emergency Extended

Last Friday, July 24, the Office of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the extension of the Public Health Emergency due to COVID-19. The emergency period is extended by 90 days and favored by radiologists, hospitals, physicians, and many others. The previous emergency period would have expired on Saturday, July 25. Now, the declaration will last through October 23. The extension comes as a massive relief for Medicare and Medicaid providers and those on the frontlines battling this terrible pandemic. Nevertheless, I couldn't help but wonder: What does this mean for us ordinary folks? 

According to the press release...

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Keeping Your Quarantine Garden Alive

Keeping Your Quarantine Garden Alive

Nearly five months into the global pandemic, people continue to shelter-in-place for their safety. On the bright side, this means more adopted dogs, home improvement projects, and backyard gardens!

If you’re one of the many that decided to make their garden dreams a reality in these unfortunate circumstances, I’m sure you’ve researched best practices. But in case your results were lacking, here are some tricks and tips on how to maintain your quarantine garden and how to make it last. Don’t worry, I’ll talk about house plants,...

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