Tuesday, October 19, 2021

State/National

SURVEY: Small business optimism slips in september as labor shortages, inflation impact operations

NASHVILLE — The NFIB Small Business Optimism Index decreased one point in September to 99.1. Three of the 10 Index components improved, five declined and...

Staffing challenges in long term care facilities continue to threaten access to care for...

WASHINGTON - The COVID-19 pandemic has put a tremendous strain on nursing homes and assisted living communities across the country, but one area...

Walmart Black Friday Deals begin Nov. 3

Best savings of the season spread across three events plus incredible deals to shop today  BENTONVILLE, Ark. – After overwhelmingly positive customer feedback for Walmart’s reinvented Black Friday shopping experience last year, the retailer is announcing the return of its month-long savings event, “Black...

Social Security announces 5.9% benefit increase for 2022

WASHINGTON - Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 5.9% in 2022, the Social Security...

September revenues $1.9 billion, $646 million more than budgeted estimates

NASHVILLE – Tennessee revenues exceeded budgeted estimates for the month of September. Finance and Administration Commissioner Butch Eley today reported that September total...

IRS announces 2022 Tax Counseling for the Elderly and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service recently awarded over $41 million in Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)...