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IRS Prodded to Publicize Tax Breaks for 9/11 Victims

By Michael Cohn Accounting Today The Internal Revenue Service is being pressed to provide more awareness of tax breaks for victims and survivors of terrorist attacks such as 9/11, including first responders. In the months following 9/11, Congress passed a law known as the Victims of Terrorism Tax Relief Act of 2001. Among other provisions, […]

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Building bonds among kids of terrorism’s victims

Michael Vitez, Philadephia Inquirer Robert Pycior, 21, wore an orange tutu, orange leotard, orange wig. He was feeling very pro-orange. He lost his father in the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon, but he had team spirit. Everyone on the orange team Sunday – and the blue and the red and teal, for that matter, all 72 […]

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Boston bombing survivor, service dog asked to leave T.J. Maxx

By Danielle Haynes UPI NASHUA, N.H. — A 19-year-old survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing said she was ordered to leave a T.J. Maxx in New Hampshire if she didn’t put her service dog in a cart. Sydney Corcoran said her service dog, Koda, helps her deal with post-traumatic stress after she was injured in the attack in […]

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