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Free Expungement Clinic in Philadelphia - March 25

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 12:40pm
Community Legal Services of Philadelphia will be holding a free expungement clinic on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Called To Serve CDC, Zion Baptist Church, 3600 N Broad St. in Philadelphia.

Family Law Help Desk in Scranton - March 27

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 2:06pm
Lackawanna Pro Bono will be offering a FREE Family Law Help Desk on March 27, 2017 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm. at the Family Court Administration Office, 200 Adams Ave., Scranton, PA. Registration is required to see an attorney.

Webinar: Protect Your Community with Immi

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 12:40pm
Webinar on March 30, 2017 at 2:00 pm Eastern. Immi is a free online platform in English and Spanish that safely and simply screens for immigration options, provides plain language know your rights and community education resources, and connects users to over 1,000 local nonprofit immigration legal providers

IRS, States and Tax Industry Warn of Last-Minute Email Scams

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 10:59am
The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry warned both tax professionals and taxpayers of last-minute phishing email scams, especially those requesting last-minute deposit changes for refunds or account updates.

Attorney General Josh Shapiro warns Pennsylvanians about Price Gouging Following Winter Storm

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 1:09pm
Attorney General Shapiro encouraged consumers with questions or concerns about price gouging to call OAG’s Bureau of Consumer Protection hotline at 800-441-2555 or go to www.attorneygeneral.com to file a complaint.

Philly Eviction Crisis - Public Hearing: March 20

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 9:32am
Philadelphia City Council will be holding a hearing on the Eviction Crisis & related issues on March 20 from 1:00 pm-4:00 pm. The hearing is open to the public.

Tax Time Guide: Protect Personal, Financial, Tax Information and Computers

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 9:21am
The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers to be cautious and protect personal, financial and tax information, particularly at tax time.

Family Law Help Desk in Scranton - March 8

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 12:35pm
Lackawanna Pro Bono will be offering a FREE Family Law Help Desk on March 8, 2017 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm. at the Family Court Administration Office, 200 Adams Ave., Scranton, PA. Registration is required to see an attorney.

Free Expungement Clinics in Philadelphia

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 1:24pm
Community Legal Services of Philadelphia and several community partners will be conducting free criminal record expungement clinics at various locations around Philadelphia during February and March.

Tax Time Guide: Use Free File for Help with Tax Returns, Extensions and More

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 2:33pm
The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers who have yet to file their taxes that IRS Free File remains available either online at IRS.gov/FreeFile or through the mobile app, IRS2Go. The IRS2Go app is available for Android and iOS devices.

Free Criminal Record Expungement & Sealing Clinic in Chester - March 9

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 10:29am
State Representative Brian J Kirkland is hosting a Free Criminal Record Expungement and Sealing Clinic in Chester on March 9, 2017.

Philadelphia's Legal Community Partners to Form 'Take Action Philly'

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 2:50pm
The Philadelphia Bar Association, with the support of the City of Philadelphia and a number of prominent non-profit legal aid organizations, has formed Take Action Philly - an initiative uniting lawyers, government, community organizations and residents to protect and assist some of Philadelphia's most vulnerable residents.

Avoid the Rush; Use IRS.gov for Quick Answers to Questions

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 11:26am
This is the busiest time of year for IRS toll-free phone services. Taxpayers can avoid the rush by getting answers to their questions on IRS.gov.

Family Law Help Desk in Scranton - February 22

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 9:21am
Lackawanna Pro Bono will be offering a FREE Family Law Help Desk on February 22, 2017 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm. at the Family Court Administration Office, 200 Adams Ave., Scranton, PA. Registration is required to see an attorney.

Identity Theft Remains on “Dirty Dozen” List of Tax Scams; IRS, States, Tax Industry Urge People to be Vigilant Against Criminals

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 1:46pm
The Internal Revenue Service has issued a filing season alert warning taxpayers and tax professionals to watch out for identity theft at tax time and highlighted the crime as a top scam in the agency’s “Dirty Dozen” series

Are You Eligible for EITC? Get It, and Get It Right

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 9:29am
January 27, 2017, marks the 11th anniversary of Awareness Day, a nationwide effort to increase awareness about the EITC and other refundable credits. Find out if you qualify to receive up to a $6, 269 refund when you file and have qualifying children.

2017 Tax Filing Season Opens

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 1:01pm
The Internal Revenue Service said that it successfully started accepting and processing 2016 federal individual income tax returns on schedule. More than 153 million returns are expected to be filed this year.

Pathways to Pardon Program in Reading - January 28

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 12:00pm
Pathways to Pardon, an informational workshop on the pardon process and other related processes, will be presented on January 28 in Reading by State Senator Judy Schwank and Lt. Governor Mike Stack. Managing Attorney Nick Matash of MidPenn Legal Services will be a featured speaker.

Family Law Help Desk in Scranton - January 30

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 8:20am
Lackawanna Pro Bono, Inc. will be sponsoring a free Family Law Help Desk in Scranton on January 30, 2017 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm.

Attorney General Beemer Offers Guide to Consumers Looking for Health Club Memberships

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 10:52am
Attorney General Bruce R. Beemer encourages Pennsylvanians to carefully examine any contract required by a fitness facility. The beginning of a new year is a time when many Commonwealth residents join gyms or health clubs as they seek to achieve their fitness goals.