What you should know this tax season

first_imgAlso, don’t forget to bring a valid photo ID. It’s important to be organized. So when you head to the tax office this year, there are some things you should know. “It’s a little hard to affect last year because it’s already in the books. But when you come in this year, one of the things that we always do is sit down and show you what next year is going to look like, if everything stayed the same,” said Gilbert. “Many people overpay throughout the year, just to be safe. Plus all of the credits you can get for kids and other things like that, and you want to make sure you file so you don’t miss out on that money,” said senior tax specialist Derek Gilbert. The best way to avoid any surprises, is to look ahead to next year. Not only are many people required to file a return each year, it’s a good way to make sure you’re getting what’s yours.center_img “The best thing would be to make sure you have all of your documents, so make a list of where you worked the last year and make sure that you have all the documents for the places you worked. And if you have last year’s return, the best thing to do would be to pull that up, and look at the documents you had last year and make sure you have those documents again for this year,” said Gilbert. While this year’s deadline is April 15, it’s best to not procrastinate. “One of the biggest reasons is to prevent identity theft. If you file early, then someone can’t file in your name later,” said Gilbert. “And also a lot of people depend on this money. They use it for vacations and things like that, so the earlier you file, the earlier you can get your money and get that money freed up to use.” (WBNG) — It’s that time of year again, tax season. If you file electronically, your refund will typically come within 21 days.last_img read more

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300 BAE employees to be laid off, Endicott affected

first_imgA spokesperson with BAE says the layoffs will be spread out throughout the company but the Endicott location will be impacted by the decision. The spokesperson did not specify how many Endicott employees will be part of the 300 lay offs. Endicott Mayor Linda Jackson told 12 News she was unaware the company planned to layoff workers at the Endicott facility. Employees in New Hampshire, Indiana, California, New Jersey, Texas, Massachusetts and Virginia are also expected to lose their jobs. In a statement, the company said, “This decision was not taken lightly and we are truly saddened by the need for this action, but it was unavoidable given the current situation.” The Electronic Systems workforce will help build more than 400 electronic buses in Endicott. Jackson says she believed the company was expanding in the area. ENDICOTT (WBNG) — BAE is looking to lay off around 300 members of its Electronic Systems workforce across its multi-state footprint. The company notified its employees Tuesday.last_img read more

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Johnson City School District on how it’s helping struggling students

first_imgThey add that the special education staff is dedicated to putting the students back on the path for success. They will try to find out the issue by reaching out and engaging their students in a personal setting, and then help those students overcome whichever obstacle it may be. Johnson City School District also says they are and have been committed to hearing the feedback and input of parents, students, and teachers, so that they can continue to improve the virtual school experience. JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) — Remote learning has presented itself as a challenge for teachers, parents, and students alike. And for students who have always struggled academically, it’s been an even more difficult adjustment.center_img Johnson City School District says that they are committed to helping those students who struggle. They say they monitor students closely, so if they see that someone is falling behind or not doing so well, they will intervene.last_img read more

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