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Communities of color have been hit hard by the pandemic, and many borrowers are still struggling, a new report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says.

The deadline to file your federal taxes is Monday, May 17. And, your tax return could determine the amount you're owed.

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The tax deadline is May 17, and millions may owe and can't pay. A former national taxpayer advocate offers advice on tackling the debt.

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Biden's American Families Act promises low and middle-income households financial breathing room, such as more tax credits, lower healthcare costs, and two free years of community college.

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Apple introduces a new feature to its branded credit card, "Apple Card Family," which enables people to share and build credit together. Parents can also track purchases and limit spending for children 13 and older.

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So far this tax season, only about 2 percent of calls have gotten through to an IRS customer service representative, and the taxpayers who managed to get through have waited on hold an average of 20 minutes, according to national taxpayer advocate Erin M. Collins.

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Bernie Madoff, who died on April 14, conned so many people, even investment professionals. His legacy should be a road map for investors on how to protect themselves.

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Scammers are trying to take advantage of families looking for help from FEMA's new $9,000 covid-19 funeral assistance program.

The app is used by contractors to manage projects such as roof replacements and kitchen remodels.

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IRS has refunds worth $1.3 billion for people who still haven't filed their 2017 federal tax returns. The agency also suspends the requirement for people to repay excess payments of the 2020 premium tax credit.

The Trump-era tax break for well-off older adults comes as President Biden aims to raise taxes on corporations and wealthy Americans.

Tucked in the third round of stimulus aid was $30.4 million allocated to the Federal Trade Commission to fight coronavirus-related scams. Rebecca Kelly Slaughter, acting FTC chair, discusses the efforts in a Q&A with The Post.

The IRS announced it has distributed another $36 billion in stimulus payments. Veterans still waiting for their $1,400 stimulus payments should get direct deposits by April 14.

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The FDIC is launching a campaign in Atlanta and Houston to get low-income and minority families to open bank accounts, which will make it easier for the IRS to deliver stimulus payments.

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The IRS says it will automatically start sending refunds to people who filed their tax returns reporting unemployment income before getting a $10,200 tax break under the American Rescue Plan.

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IRS and Treasury announced a stimulus payment date for millions of Social Security recipients and federal beneficiaries who have been waiting to hear when they will get their relief funds. But stimulus payments for VA recipients won't come until mid-April.

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Although 127 million stimulus payments worth $325 billion have been disbursed under the American Rescue Plan, many people receiving Social Security, survivor, disability and veterans benefits weren't included in the initial wave of Economic Impact Payments.

Nearly 15 million paper checks and 5 million debit card will be distributed this time around. But many Social Security and other federal beneficiaries are not included.

You may not want a stimulus check but it may be coming anyway. The IRS is also sending millions of prepaid debit cards loaded with the third round of stimulus payments.

IRS has extended the tax season for individuals to May 17. But if you're eligible for a stimulus payment, you shouldn’t wait to file your return.

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