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January 27, 2018

News Roundup

As Dow Jumped from 25,000 to 26,000 in Eight Days, Boeing was Huge Winner Boeing Co., the aerospace giant with an assembling facility in North Charleston, was the largest percentage gainer on the index since Jan. 4’s close, adding nearly 375...
January 26, 2018

Delinquent on Back Taxes? It Could Affect Your Passport

Those who owe more than $51,000 in back taxes, penalties and interest could be danger of having a valid passport, according to the IRS as it implements new procedures. The State Department can deny a passport application or renewal, and in some...
January 25, 2018

Samsung Plant Opens in Newberry, Awaits Trump’s Tariffs Decision

Samsung made good on its promise to open its first U.S. appliance manufacturing facility in Newberry on Friday, Jan. 12. The South Korean technology giant announced in June it would renovate the former Caterpillar plant, and the $380 million,...
January 24, 2018

Free File Software Options Are Up and Running

The IRS and the Free File Alliance have launched their portal where taxpayers who earn $66,000 in annual income or less can select from a dozen name-brand income tax preparation services for federal, and in some cases state, taxes. More than 51.1...
January 23, 2018

Regulators: Dominion’s $1,000 Offer to Ratepayers Not a Full Refund

The South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff has released its evaluation of Dominion Energy’s $14.6 billion takeover bid of embattled SCANA Corporation and makes an important distinction about a major facet of Dominion’s bid. The...
January 22, 2018

Cybersecurity in Tax Season: IRS Warns of W-2 Phishing

The IRS is urging vigilance this tax season in avoiding phishing scams for Form W-2s and is providing contact information tools for those who have been breached or suspect that they have. While there were a little more than 100 reports to ...

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