Tag: Social Security

Third stimulus check: Veterans waiting month for COVID stimulus payments should get them Wednesday

By Benjamin Kail for masslive.com Veterans Affairs beneficiaries who’ve waited nearly a month for their $1,400 COVID-19 stimulus checks should see them by Wednesday, according to the Internal Revenue Service. Weeks of administrative holdups prevented retirees, Veterans Affairs beneficiaries and other low-income recipients of federal benefits from getting their checks as quickly as tens of millions of other Americans. Still, Social Security, […]

Social Security Turns 85, We Must Protect It for the Future

Eighty-five years ago tomorrow, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law, establishing a permanent fund that has provided old age retirement benefits and disability benefits for Americans for generations. The Social Security Act was part of a series of programs and reforms enacted to help pull the U.S. out of the […]

Social Security and Railroad Retirement recipients will automatically receive stimulus payments

By Sally P. Schreiber, J.D. for journalofaccountancy.com Treasury announced Wednesday that Social Security and Railroad Retirement benefit recipients will receive economic stimulus payments automatically without having to file a tax return. On Monday, the IRS had said that only taxpayers who had filed tax returns for 2018 or 2019 would receive their payments automatically. (See prior […]

Machinists Union: Working People Drove Midterm Election Results

Machinists Union International President Robert Martinez Jr. issued the following statement on the results of the 2018 midterm elections: “The American people have chosen action over distraction. This is a clear sign that the political pendulum had swung too far in favor of Wall Street and corporate CEOs. “It is past due for politicians in […]

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