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Thursday September 3, 2015

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Exciting events are happening at Defiance College
Thank you for your interest in Defiance College. Our hope is to serve you and your family with helpful information.
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Personal Planner
Chronic Illness - Care of Your Property
If you have a chronic illness, you will need to care both for your person and for your property. This article will...
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Savvy Living
Understanding the Responsibilities of an Executor
An old family friend recently asked me to be the executor of his will when he dies. I feel flattered that he asked, but...
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Washington News
IRS Increases Efforts to Reduce Identity Theft
On August 26, Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) held a hearing of the Senate Budget Committee in Manchester, New Hampshire. Sen. Ayotte expressed concern about the growth of tax-related identity theft. She stated, “Tax-related identity theft is a serious problem that is growing at epidemic proportions. According to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, about 2.4 million taxpayers’ names or Social Security numbers were used to file fraudulent tax returns in 2013. That is nearly a tenfold increase since 2010.” IRS Commissioner John Koskinen agreed that from 2010 to 2012 there was a substantial increase in identity theft. He noted that identity theft, “for a time overwhelmed law enforcement and the IRS.” However, Koskinen reported progress for...
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