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May 12, 2021

Stimulus check: Plus-up payment update, IRS schedule status, more to know - CNET
The IRS is sending batches of stimulus payments like clockwork each week. Here's how to track your check status and find out if you can expect a plus-up payment as part of the American Rescue Plan.

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May 12, 2021

The FCC's $50 monthly internet discount starts today. Here's who's eligible - CNET
Starting today, eligible Americans can take advantage of a new government subsidy designed to offset the cost of getting connected at home.

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May 11, 2021

Brood X cicadas are coming, and in some places they're already here - CNET
Trillions of bugs will tunnel out from underground for a massive mating frenzy. What is Brood X? Where will the cicadas show up? All your questions, answered.

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May 11, 2021

Golden Globes and Hollywood Foreign Press Association face a backlash: What to know - CNET
NBC won't televise the 2022 show, and Tom Cruise has reportedly sent back all his awards. What's going on?

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May 11, 2021

Tax refund: Why is it taking so long? How to track your IRS money online - CNET
If you've filed your 2020 income tax return but not received your refund yet, here are ways to track the status of your refund money.

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May 11, 2021

Brood X cicadas are emerging for the first time in 17 years: What to know - CNET
Trillions of Brood X bugs will tunnel out from underground for a massive mating frenzy. In some US states, and Washington, DC, they're already showing up.

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May 11, 2021

Why you shouldn't take fitness advice from TikTok - CNET
And where to get it instead.

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May 11, 2021

Don't toss the IRS letter you got after your third stimulus check. Here's what to do with it - CNET
Weeks after getting the third stimulus payment, you should've received an IRS letter in the mail with the president's signature. You shouldn't treat it like junk mail.

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May 11, 2021

Your stimulus check hasn't arrived. How to track your payment status with the IRS - CNET
The IRS tracker tool can give you updates on your third stimulus payment, and show messages that could flag a problem.

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May 11, 2021

Child tax credit 2021 checks: When the 7 payments will begin, other details to know - CNET
When will the advance child tax credit payments arrive? What makes the final payment different? We explain.

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May 11, 2021

Don't wait. You have 6 days to claim this IRS tax refund money before it disappears forever - CNET
If you have money the IRS is holding, you have till May 17 to find out if you qualify for some of the $1.3 billion in unclaimed 2017 income tax refunds.

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May 11, 2021

Invisible braces 2021: 5 companies that offer them at home, without a dentist visit - CNET
Straight teeth in as little as six months sounds promising -- but is it too good to be true?

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May 11, 2021

4 things you lose if you don't file your income tax return by May 17 - CNET
You've got less than a week until the IRS tax deadline closes. This is what you should know about your tax refund, stimulus check and the expanded child tax credit.

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May 11, 2021

Unemployment benefits: The deal with Biden, jobs, canceled $300 bonus checks - CNET
With some states looking to cancel the $300 federal bonus on unemployment checks, Biden said those who turn down a suitable job will lose benefits. Here's everything you need to know about the checks.

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May 11, 2021

Move over, child tax credit. Here's how to get $16K back in childcare expenses - CNET
If you're paying for day care, after-school programs, a babysitter or something similar, you could get thousands back from the new childcare tax credit, but you have to start this year.

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May 11, 2021

iOS 14.6: New AirTags features and every other iPhone update we're expecting - CNET
Apple's iOS 14.5 has only just arrived, but we're already looking ahead to the new features found in the iOS 14.6 beta, along with some rumors. Here's how to download the public beta now.

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May 11, 2021

Advance child tax credit 2021: See if you'll get $500, $3,000 or $3,600 per kid - CNET
CNET's child tax credit calculator can help you quickly estimate the amount of money you'll get in total and each month.

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May 11, 2021

Your 2020 taxes: TurboTax, H&R Block, Credit Karma and more contact phone numbers - CNET
If you've filed your taxes and need to follow up, we've compiled some helpful ways to contact your tax software provider.

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May 11, 2021

4th stimulus check? Petition, White House update on another payment in 2021 - CNET
Could Washington send another stimulus check? That's the goal of a petition aimed at Congress. Here's everything to know about the status of a fourth check.

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May 11, 2021

5 signs you need a dehumidifier - CNET
From foggy windows to funky smells, here are five signs you need a dehumidifier.

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May 11, 2021

Stop suffering from a slow PC. 8 surefire ways to speed it up yourself - CNET
You can fix a lot of issues on your own, for free. Here's what you need to do.

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May 11, 2021

Next two Biden stimulus bills: 5 ways you could see more money in 2021 - CNET
One more stimulus check isn't the only way you could benefit from the combined $3 trillion if both bills pass in 2021.

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May 11, 2021

Next two Biden stimulus bills: Five ways you could see more money in 2021 - CNET
One more stimulus check isn't the only way you could benefit from the combined $3 trillion if both bills pass in 2021.

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May 11, 2021

Child tax credit checks come with a catch to be eligible for payments: Everything to know - CNET
Will the revised child tax credit get extended to 2025? When will the IRS portal open? Do you need to file taxes to qualify? We have answers to your biggest questions.

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May 11, 2021

Stimulus checks for SSI, SSDI: 12 things you should know about your third payment - CNET
Do you receive Social Security or Veterans Affairs benefits? If so, we have all the information you need on your third stimulus payment.

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May 11, 2021

Stimulus check: Plus-up payment update, IRS schedule status, everything to know - CNET
Like clockwork, the IRS is sending weekly batches of stimulus payments. Here's how to track your check status and if you can expect a plus-up payment as part of the American Rescue Plan.

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May 10, 2021

If you moved recently, here's why you should tell the IRS, not just USPS - CNET
You could be missing out on some money if the IRS doesn't have your most recent address on file. We'll tell you how to update your information.

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May 10, 2021

The final day to file taxes is May 17. What you need to know before Tax Day - CNET
You've got exactly one week until the IRS tax deadline is here. This is what you should know about your tax refund, stimulus check and the expanded child tax credit.

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May 10, 2021

Brood X cicadas have started emerging for the first time in 17 years: What to know - CNET
Trillions of Brood X bugs will tunnel out from underground for a massive mating frenzy. In some US states, and Washington, DC, they're already showing up.

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May 10, 2021

Starlink explained: What to know about Elon Musk's satellite internet venture - CNET
The billionaire SpaceX CEO is launching satellites into orbit and promising to deliver high-speed broadband internet to as many users as possible.

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May 10, 2021

Brood X cicadas emerging now for first time in 17 years: What to know - CNET
Trillions of Brood X bugs will tunnel out from underground for a massive mating frenzy. In some US states, plus Washington, DC, it's already started.

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May 10, 2021

7.3 million who got unemployment checks will get refunds from the IRS. Will you get a $10,200 tax break? - CNET
If you're one of the millions who paid taxes on unemployment benefits you received in 2020, the IRS may owe you a tax refund. We'll explain why.

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May 10, 2021

The coronavirus is airborne: How to protect yourself - CNET
Here are the top three tactics to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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May 10, 2021

When can kids get the COVID-19 vaccine? Some now, some later - CNET
Kids age 12 and over are now eligible to get the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, but younger kids have to wait.

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May 10, 2021

Xbox Series X restock: Inventory updates from Amazon, Target and more - CNET
What stores will have more consoles this week?

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May 10, 2021

If you got your third stimulus check, don't toss that IRS letter. Here's why, and what to do with it - CNET
If you got the third stimulus payment, you should've received an IRS letter in the mail with the president's signature. You shouldn't treat it like junk mail.

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May 10, 2021

Your stimulus check hasn't come. How to track your payment status with the IRS - CNET
The IRS has a tracker tool that can help update you on your third stimulus payment, and show messages that could flag a problem.

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May 10, 2021

Forget the child tax credit. You can get $16k back in child care, babysitting expenses - CNET
If you're paying for day care, after-school programs or more, we'll explain how to get thousands back from the new child care tax credit, but you have to start this year.

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May 10, 2021

Don't wait. You have 7 days to claim this IRS tax refund money before it disappears forever - CNET
If the IRS has money you need to claim, you have till May 17 to find out if you qualify for some of the $1.3 billion in unclaimed 2017 income tax refunds.

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May 10, 2021

Child tax credit 2021 checks: When you'll get your 7 payments, other details to know - CNET
When exactly will your child tax credit checks arrive? What makes the final payment different? We explain.

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May 10, 2021

Montana cancels $300 unemployment bonus checks and everything else to know - CNET
Montana and South Carolina will stop including the $300 federal bonus on unemployment checks. Could other states follow? Here's everything you need to know about the checks.

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May 10, 2021

Powerball jackpot is $168M and up for grabs on Wednesday. What to know - CNET
Powerball is on the rise and you could win the $168 million jackpot. Here's everything you need to know.

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May 10, 2021

Best tax software for 2021: TurboTax, H&R Block, Jackson Hewitt and more compared - CNET
With one week to go until the deadline, here's everything you need to get your taxes done right.

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May 10, 2021

Where is my income tax refund? You can track it - CNET
If you've submitted your 2020 income tax return but you haven't received your refund yet, here are some ways to track the status of your money.

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May 10, 2021

Advance child tax credit 2021: See if you'll receive $500, $3,000 or $3,600 per kid - CNET
Using CNET's child tax credit calculator, you can quickly estimate the amount of money you'll get in total and each month.

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May 10, 2021

4th stimulus check in 2021? Petition, White House update on another payment - CNET
Could the US see another stimulus check? That's the goal of a petition aimed at Congress. Here's everything to know about the status of a fourth check.

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May 10, 2021

Permanently delete your Facebook account, loose ends and all - CNET
Closing out your Facebook account takes some effort. Here's everything you need to know.

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May 10, 2021

Connect PS5 and Xbox controllers to your iPhone and other Apple devices - CNET
A new wave of OS updates brings more connectivity for gamers wanting to use wireless controllers with their iPhones, iPads, Apple TVs and Macs.

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May 10, 2021

File-sharing 101: How to actually share files in Google Drive and OneDrive - CNET
Share large files, photos and videos with co-workers and family members across the globe -- free. Here's how.

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May 10, 2021

Biden's next two stimulus bills: 5 ways you could see more money in 2021 - CNET
Another stimulus check isn't the only way you could benefit from the combined $3 trillion if both bills pass in 2021.

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May 10, 2021

Android vs. iPhone: 7 things Apple phone owners wish they could do - CNET
We're not knocking iPhones, but there are some cool features that only work on Android phones.

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May 10, 2021

The deadline to file taxes is May 17. What you need to know before Tax Day - CNET
The IRS deadline is just one week away. Here's what you should know before you file about your tax refund, stimulus check and the expanded child tax credit.

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May 10, 2021

Stimulus checks for SSI, SSDI: 12 things you should know about your payment - CNET
Are you a recipient of Social Security or Veterans Affairs benefits? We have all the information you need on your third stimulus payment.

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May 10, 2021

Stimulus check: IRS plus-up payment status, schedule deadline update, everthing to know - CNET
A new batch of stimulus checks is expected this week. Here's how to check your payment delivery status with the IRS and if you're due a "plus-up" payment as part of the American Rescue Plan.

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May 10, 2021

Stimulus check: IRS plus-up payment status, schedule deadline update, everything to know - CNET
A new batch of stimulus checks is expected this week. Here's how to check your payment delivery status with the IRS and if you're due a "plus-up" payment as part of the American Rescue Plan.

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May 09, 2021

Did you move recently? Here's why you should tell the IRS, not just USPS - CNET
If the IRS doesn't have your most recent address, you could be missing out on some money. We'll tell you how to update your information.

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May 09, 2021

You just have 8 days to claim this IRS tax refund money before it disappears forever - CNET
Don't wait. If the IRS has a refund you need to claim, you have till May 17 to find out if you qualify for part of the $1.3 billion in unclaimed 2017 income tax refunds.

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May 09, 2021

What should I do if I'm missing my stimulus check? Try these options - CNET
If you still don't have the latest stimulus check, don't call the IRS. Here's how to track down your payment.

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May 09, 2021

Forget the child tax credit. You can get $16k back in child care expenses if you start now - CNET
Paying for day care, after-school programs or more? We'll tell you how to get thousands back from the new tax child care credit, but you have to start this year.

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May 09, 2021

Child tax credit checks come with a catch to qualify for payments: Everything to know - CNET
Will the expanded child tax credit be extended to 2025? When will the IRS portal open? Do you need to file taxes to qualify? We have answers to your biggest questions.

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May 09, 2021

Waiting for your tax refund still? You can track it - CNET
If you filed your 2020 income tax return but don't have your IRS refund yet, here are some ways to track the status of your money.

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May 09, 2021

Child tax credit 2021 checks: When to expect all 7 payments, other details to know - CNET
Exactly when will your child tax credit checks arrive? What makes the final payment different? We explain.

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May 09, 2021

AirTags: How to pair and set up Apple's new trackers - CNET
You can now buy Apple AirTags. Here's how to get the trackers set up once they arrive.

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May 09, 2021

States canceling unemployment? Status on the $300 weekly payments, refund today - CNET
Montana and South Carolina will stop including the $300 supplement on unemployment checks. Could other states follow? Here's everything you need to know about the checks.

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May 09, 2021

Advance child tax credit 2021: See if you'll receive $500, $3,000 or $3,600 for each child - CNET
With CNET's child tax credit calculator, you can quickly estimate the amount of money you'll get in total and each month.

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May 09, 2021

Your stimulus check didn't come. How to track your payment status with the IRS - CNET
The IRS has a tool that can help update you on your stimulus payment, including messages that could flag a problem.

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May 09, 2021

If you got your third stimulus check, don't toss that IRS letter. Here's what to do with it - CNET
With the third stimulus payment, you should receive an IRS letter in the mail with President Joe Biden's signature. You shouldn't treat it like junk mail.

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May 09, 2021

It's time to file a tax extension if you won't make the May 17 IRS deadline - CNET
Feeling pressed to file your 2020 income tax return now? Here's how to request an extension if you need some extra time.

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May 09, 2021

4th stimulus check: Petition, White House update on another payment for 2021 - CNET
A petition to deliver a fourth stimulus check is circulating. Here's what we know so far, and how more money could come your way this year.

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May 09, 2021

How to choose the best mattress size - CNET
This mattress sizing guide explains the major differences between bed sizes and which is best for you.

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May 09, 2021

Don't lose your COVID-19 vaccine card -- you'll need it in these situations - CNET
Your vaccine card is the best proof of vaccination. Here's what you need to know about it.

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May 09, 2021

Alexa's cure for listlessness: How to make and manage lists with your Amazon Echo - CNET
Shopping lists, to-do lists, gift lists, you-name-it lists: Alexa makes list-making easy and, dare we say, fun.

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May 09, 2021

Google Nest: 7 commands you should really use every day - CNET
From temperature control to alarm settings, your Google smart speaker will soon become one of your most-used tools with these tips.

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May 09, 2021

How to adjust your TV picture settings, no professional, disc or Apple TV 4K required - CNET
A quick change to picture mode, and these other eight settings, can go a long way.

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May 09, 2021

Android vs. iPhone: 7 things Apple fans wish their phones could do - CNET
From split-screen apps to dedicated stylus support, Android phones can do a lot that iPhones just can't.

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May 09, 2021

Facebook can track your web activity. Here's how to stop it - CNET
No, the Off-Facebook Activity tracking rumor is not a hoax. Here's how to keep the social media platform from tracking your web browsing.

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May 09, 2021

5 ways Biden's next two stimulus bills could bring you more money - CNET
Another stimulus check isn't the only way you could benefit from two massive plans intended for 2021.

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May 09, 2021

NASCAR 2021: How to watch the Goodyear 400 today without cable - CNET
You don't need cable TV to watch the racin' and rubbin' on FS1.

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May 09, 2021

Stimulus checks for SSDI, SSI: 12 things you should know about your payment - CNET
Are you a recipient of Social Security or VA benefits? We have all the information you need on your third stimulus payment.

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May 09, 2021

Want more true-to-life iPhone selfies? Use this iOS 14 trick on your front camera - CNET
Apple gave the iPhone's front camera a cool mirroring feature in iOS 14 and it's a snap to turn on.

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May 09, 2021

Stimulus check: IRS plus-up payment status, schedule deadline update and more to know - CNET
A new batch of stimulus checks is arriving this week. Here's how to check your payment delivery status with the IRS and if you're due a "plus-up" payment as part of the American Rescue Plan.

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May 08, 2021

The deadline to file taxes is May 17. What you should know before Tax Day - CNET
We had extra time to file our tax returns, but the IRS deadline is almost here. Here's why your tax refund, stimulus check money and expanded child tax credit may be at stake if you don't get your taxes done in time.

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May 08, 2021

Zoom's new video background has you rubbing virtual elbows. Here's how to use it - CNET
This new Zoom feature lets you virtually sit next to your friends, colleagues and family in a way you have to see to appreciate.

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May 08, 2021

IRS to refund 7.3 million who got unemployment checks. Could you get a $10,000 tax break? - CNET
If you paid taxes on unemployment benefits last year, the IRS may owe you a tax refund check. We'll explain why.

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May 08, 2021

IRS will send refunds to 7.3 million who got unemployment checks. Could you get a $10,200 tax break? - CNET
If you paid taxes on unemployment benefits you received in 2020, the IRS may owe you a tax refund. We'll explain why.

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May 08, 2021

Elon Musk promises to be 'good-ish' as SNL: How to watch, what to know - CNET
The Tesla and SpaceX billionaire brags that's there's "no telling" what he'll do on the NBC show. Plus, Grimes teases an appearance.

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May 08, 2021

You have just 9 days to claim this IRS tax refund money before it disappears forever - CNET
Does the IRS have a refund you need to claim? You have till May 17 to find out if you qualify for part of the $1.3 billion in unclaimed 2017 income tax refunds.

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May 08, 2021

If you got your third stimulus check, don't toss the IRS letter. Here's what to do with it - CNET
With the most recent stimulus payment, you should receive an IRS letter with President Joe Biden's signature. You shouldn't treat it like junk mail.

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May 08, 2021

SNL 'wild card' host Elon Musk promises to be 'good-ish' tonight: How to watch - CNET
The Tesla and SpaceX billionaire brags there's "no telling" what he'll do on the NBC show.

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May 08, 2021

Child tax credit 2021 checks: When to expect your 7 payments, other details to know - CNET
How soon can you expect your child tax credit checks to come? What makes the final payment different? We'll explain.

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May 08, 2021

You've heard of the child tax credit. But you can also get $16,000 back in child care expenses - CNET
Paying for child care? You could get thousands back from an expanded child care tax credit for dependents.

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May 08, 2021

Set up a VPN on your phone in under 10 minutes (yes, you need one) - CNET
Sorry, but you probably shouldn't be using public Wi-Fi on your iPhone or Android device without a VPN.

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May 08, 2021

Best windshield wipers of 2021 - Roadshow
These are the top windshield wipers you can buy for all styles, seasons and prices.

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May 08, 2021

Still waiting for your IRS tax refund? You can track it - CNET
If you already filed your 2020 income tax return and haven't received your IRS refund, here's how to track the status of your money -- and find out how much to expect.

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May 08, 2021

Still waiting for your third IRS stimulus check? Here's how to track your payment - CNET
If you think your $1,400 payment has gone missing, use the Get My Payment tool to check.

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May 08, 2021

4th stimulus check: What to know about the petition, Biden's official stance - CNET
A petition to deliver a fourth stimulus check is circulating, a White House spokeswoman delivered a vague message and how more money could come your way in 2021 and beyond.

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May 08, 2021

SNL 'wild card' host Elon Musk promises to be 'good-ish': How to watch tonight - CNET
The Tesla and SpaceX billionaire brags there's "no telling" what he'll do on the NBC show.

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May 08, 2021

Stimulus check gone missing? Request an IRS trace and track your payment - CNET
There are steps you can take to report your no-show stimulus check to the IRS. We'll show you what to do.

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May 08, 2021

Revised child tax credit 2021: See if you'll receive $500, $3,000 or $3,600 for each child - CNET
CNET's child tax credit calculator can quickly estimate the amount of money you'll get in total and each month.

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May 08, 2021

Here's how to sign up for the FCC's $50 monthly internet discount - CNET
Starting May 12, eligible Americans can take advantage of a new government subsidy designed to offset the cost of getting connected at home.

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