As more companies signal working from home will become a permanent part of the new normal, experts believe it may force an adjustment for households that are left struggling to balance the monthly budget.
Friday’s Commerce Department report showed that Americans stepped up their spending in May despite a 4.2% decline in personal income, which had soared by 10.8% the previous month.
A battery company plans a $940 million expansion of a manufacturing plant in Georgia, Gov. Brian Kemp’s office said Thursday.
Georgia lawmakers came closer Thursday to tighter oversight of tax breaks for television and film production, even as they proposed other new incentives for businesses.
Full-time hourly associates were given a $300 bonus and part-time hourly and temporary associates received $150 on June 25.
While the IRS has asked survivors to return the money, it's not clear they have to.
The number of laid-off workers who applied for unemployment benefits fell to 1.48 million last week, the 12th straight drop and a sign that layoffs are slowing but are still at a painfully high level.
Unemployment figures are still rising in the state, but it’s expected to level off soon.
A record number of unemployment claims have been handled by the Georgia Department of Labor over the past three and a half months, labor department officials confirmed Thursday.
It was the sharpest quarterly decline since an 8.4% fall in 2008 during the depths of the financial crisis.
A report could help illustrate a bipartisan agreement in Congress on next month’s fifth, and possibly final, COVID-19 response bill.
The legislation authorizing the payments during the pandemic doesn’t specifically exclude jail or prison inmates, and the IRS has refused to say exactly what legal authority it has to retrieve the money.
For the 47 percent who are worried about money issues currently, 23 percent said their cause of stress revolved around everyday expenses, which Bankrate noted was down from the 32 percent who said the same last year.
Individuals can roll distributed funds back into a plan through August, according to IRS.
Millions of Americans’ financial information was compromised in an Equifax data breach in 2017.
Bill introduction comes as Congress, White House grapple with a fourth coronavirus aid package to help US economy.
The National Association of Realtors said Monday that the monthly decline pushed sales down to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 3.91 million, the slowest pace since a home buyers tax credit expired in October 2010.
IRS permits more Americans to tap retirement accounts without penalty.
Georgia’s jobless rate fell to 9.7% in May from 12.6% in April as nearly 150,000 workers reported being back on the job.
Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week as the benchmark 30-year home loan reached a new all-time low.