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Finance

Council tax band scam alert as scammers promise reassessment and refunds

They advised: “Delete any emails or texts straight away and block the sender; do not reply or click on any links. If you receive a phone call, end the call as quickly as possible.” South Hams District Council also warned residents to be on their guard against this scam.  They explained: “Once the resident has […]

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Travel

‘They have to pay for your ticket on another flight!’ EasyJet refunds explained by expert

EasyJet is to cancel more than 200 flights over the next 10 days as transport disruption hampers the outset of the half-term break. The airline said the cancellations would affect about 24 flights per day from London’s Gatwick airport between May 28 and June 6. Travel journalist Simon Calder has detailed exactly what passengers are […]

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Finance

Council tax refunds: 25 councils due to payout £150 in May – is yours on the list?

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced all households in bands A to D would receive a £150 council tax refund as well as £200 towards energy bills later. It’s hoped the money will help ease the financial pain caused by the cost of living crisis. People who pay by direct debit will receive the council tax refund […]

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Gaming

Airbnb will stop offering refunds when a host or guest contracts COVID-19 | Engadget

bookings made on or after May 31st will no longer be eligible for . The upcoming change to the extenuating circumstances policy will apply to cases where a host or guest contracts . The company says the host’s standard cancellation policy will apply instead. It says nearly two-thirds of active offer policies that allow guests […]

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Technology

Unhappy with your broadband? You can unlock record REFUNDS under new rules

The record surge in inflation has triggered huge price rises for BT, EE, TalkTalk, and Sky broadband customers. However, it has caused an unexpected – and very positive – consequence. Ofcom has increased the lump sums issued to broadband customers when there are issues with your internet connectivity or delivery days. The voluntary system, which […]

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Travel

British Airways travel voucher refunds – how to get cash back from pandemic flights

Refunds are expected to take around 30 days to process and money will be refunded to the original form of payment. Rob Burgess, editor of the frequent flyer website Head for Points, said: “Perhaps I’m being cynical, but British Airways seems to be making the process more complicated than is necessary. “For a start, you […]

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Business

The IRS has delivered more than 45 million tax refunds. This is the average payment

Bill Oxford | E+ | Getty Images The IRS has issued more than 45 million tax refunds worth almost $152 billion in total, as of March 11, the agency reported Friday. Nearly half of Americans expect refunds this season, according to a Capital One report, providing a needed financial boost for a large percentage of […]

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Canada

They were promised refunds. Instead, seniors still waiting after development gets creditor protection | CBC News

More than 120 people waiting on roughly $15 million tied up in deposits they paid on a failed seniors complex development will have to wait longer for their refunds after the group behind the project was granted creditor protection. Charitable organization Trinity Ravine Community Inc. was granted protection from its creditors three weeks ago, citing detrimental […]

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Business

The IRS has sent nearly 30 million refunds. This is the average payment

Cabania | iStock | Getty Images Plus Despite ongoing challenges, the IRS has sent nearly 30 million tax refunds, worth about $103.2 billion, the agency reported Friday. While 29% of Americans worry about a smaller refund, according to a Bankrate survey, the average is currently $3,473 through Feb. 25, which is $658 larger than last […]

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Finance

Education Department won’t seize tax refunds for overdue student loans

Miguel Cardona, U.S. Education Secretary, at the Queen Theatre on Dec. 23, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Joshua Roberts | Getty Images News | Getty Images The U.S. Department of Education has suspended the seizure of tax refunds, Social Security and other government payments to satisfy defaulted student loans until November, the agency said. About 9 […]