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Monday March 25, 2019

Loans and Sales to Children
Personal Planner
Parents are frequently approached by children who desire loans for various purposes. Parents may make a loan to a child...
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Palliative Care Services Can Help Relieve Pain
Savvy Living
What can you tell me about palliative care? My husband suffers from lung disease and is receiving radiation for prostate cancer but is not terminally ill. I have heard that palliative care can help him with his pain and discomfort. What can you tell me? Palliative care is a very effective service that can help patients relieve the symptoms and stress associated with a serious illness. Unfortunately, most people do not know about it or do not understand how it can help. Here is what you should know. What is Palliative Care? Most people hear the words "palliative care" and think "hospice," but these are two different types of care. Hospice is reserved for when curative treatments have been...
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Taxpayer Advocate Service Scam
Washington News
The IRS operates the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) to assist taxpayers. As an independent organization within the IRS, the TAS exists to protect your rights as a taxpayer, and help you with tax problems you cannot resolve on your own. The TAS oftens helps answer common questions and concerns. These include "I Can't Pay my Taxes," "How to Choose a Tax Return Preparer," "What is a Health Care Premium Tax Credit," "Identity Theft" and "I Need a Filing Extension." The latest creative scam involves robocalls claiming to represent the TAS. The return phone number is similar to the TAS numbers in major cities. When the taxpayer returns the call, the scammer uses a fake IRS name and badge...
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