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It could take longer for you to get your income tax refund next year. The IRS commissioner John Koskinen says budget cuts enacted by congress means fewer agents will be auditing returns, and about half of the people who call the IRS for help won’t reach someone. He says the budget cuts could hurt taxpayer services and add time to when you can get your refund. . Congress cut the IRS budget by $346 million for the budget year that ends in September 2015. The $10.9 billion budget is $1.2 billion less than the agency received in 2010.
Williamsport City Council is expected to approve tonight a budget of $22 million dollars for 2015 after a resolution was passed last week containing a 1 mill tax increase. In addition, Council will hear more about a proposed $10 million dollar Liberty Arena which is expected to replace the former Arena along Elmira Street.
An Amish family of six are now homeless after a fire destroyed their Clinton Township home. The blaze broke out just after 9am at the home on Davis Lane. Firefighters had trouble getting water to the site as they had to tank in water from the river and lay hose across a set of railroad tracks. Firefighters say a propane fueled refrigerator malfunctioned, causing the fire. No one was injured and damage is estimated in excess of $100,000 dollars.