Friday, May 29, 2020

State/National

COVID-19: Expanded coverage for essential diagnostic services

Agencies implement legislation guaranteeing coverage of COVID-19 diagnostic testing, including antibody testing, and certain related services without cost sharing for enrollees in...

Roadway connecting Crossville, Spring City remains closed

By Amye Anderson UCBJ Managing Editor  RHEA COUNTY – Part of a state industrial access road connecting Cumberland and Rhea counties has been closed until further...

Tennessee tops national list of highest sales tax

By Amye Anderson UCBJ Managing Editor TENNESSEE – Having the nation’s highest average statewide sales tax rate was a designation previously held by Louisiana. Following a slight...

IRS continues campaign to encourage taxpayers to do a Paycheck Checkup; use Withholding Calculator...

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today launched a special week-long campaign encouraging taxpayers to do a Paycheck Checkup now to make sure they are having...

IRS enhances ‘Get My Payment’ application

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service today announced significant enhancements to the “Get My Payment” tool to deliver an improved and smoother experience...

Retaliation Tennessee’s biggest cause for EEOC claims in 2019

WASHINGTON – According to new data released today by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), retaliation continued to be...