U.S. SENATE News:
WASHINGTON, D.C. — While the CARES Act that the president signed into law last week ensured that the Treasury Department had the authority to send automatic direct cash assistance to Social Security beneficiaries regardless of whether they file taxes or not, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released contradictory guidance earlier this week stating that Social Security beneficiaries would need to file tax returns in order to receive direct payments.
New Mexico U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich joined a group of 41 senators in expressing alarm over this guidance
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