"Refunds totaling just over $917 million may be waiting for an estimated 984,400 taxpayers who did not file a federal income tax return for 2009, the Internal Revenue Service announced today. However, to collect the money, a return for 2009 must be filed with the IRS no later than Monday, April 15, 2013..."
Read more, including inforamtion about filing your 2009 tax return online at IRS.gov.
"Low-income advocates have dug up a report from the Department for Children and Families (DCF) that they claim deflates the department’s case for capping benefits in the Reach Up program.
"Gov. Peter Shumlin’s budget proposal calls for limiting Reach Up assistance — the state’s welfare program for families — to 36 months. When this time is up, families could still receive up to two years of additional assistance, but they would become ineligible every other year, and after a total of 60 months, they would become permanently ineligible.
"As he stood at a child-care center in Burlington with three mothers under a halo of dangling mobiles, Gov. Peter Shumlin took a hard-nosed stance against legislative tinkering with his child-care proposal.
"WATERBURY — Temporary offices and abandoned buildings mark the damage done by Tropical Storm Irene nearly a year and a half after it devastated Vermont, but repaired and newly built homes, a new bridge and other signs of recovery dot the state..."