May 23, 2003

  • CHN: House And Senate Pass Unemployment Benefit Extension

    Bill Ready For President’s Signature On Friday, May 23, 2003, the Senate approved legislation to provide 13 weeks of federal unemployment benefits over the next six months to workers who have exhausted their state benefits. The Senate passed the legislation (HR 2185) by voice vote, following approval in the House of the measure the day Read More »

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  • CHN: IRS Proposes Restrictive Changes To Earned Income Tax Credit

    Pre-Certification Program Would Place Unreasonable Burden on Over 4 Million Families The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is considering burdensome new documentation requirements for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). The IRS is planning to require certain parents/caregivers to verify their relationship to children claimed for the EITC as well as the child’s place of residence. Read More »

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  • CHN: Tax Bill Gets Final Approval In Congress

    Agreement Required Vice President Cheney’s Vote to Pass the Senate House and Senate Republican leaders and the White House reached a compromise on $330 billion in tax cuts and $20 billion in state fiscal relief and sent the final legislation to the President before leaving for the Memorial Day recess (May 24 – June 2). Read More »

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