The United States is an outlier for its lack of a paid sick leave requirement. The president-elect's plan seeks to eliminate loopholes that prevented some 100 million workers from accessing it during the pandemic.
Wind advisories and high wind warnings are up in 13 states from the Gulf Coast to Canada. The storm will temper some before shuttling a line of downpours into the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast along a cold front overnight.
The backlog for paper returns is large and likely to grow. The IRS received roughly 16 million paper individual returns last year and as of Dec. 25 had a backlog of 6.9 million unprocessed individual returns.