Redesigned Form 1040, Schedules and Instructions Now Available

The redesigned Form 1040, U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, for tax year 2018 is now available on IRS.gov. Also available are Schedules 1 through 6 and the 1040 Instructions. The 2018 Form 1040 uses a “building block” approach, so your clients with straightforward tax situations will only need to file Form 1040. If you have clients needing to provide supplemental information, they can use the new numbered schedules. For tax year 2018, individuals will no longer use Form 1040-A or Form 1040-EZ.

More information about the 2018 Form 1040 is available on IRS.gov.

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Your heart rate. What it means, and where on Apple Watch you’ll find it. – Apple Support

You can check your heart rate any time using the Heart Rate app. Open the app, then wait for Apple Watch to measure your heart rate. You can also view your resting, walking, breathe, workout, and recovery rates throughout the day. To easily open the app, add the Heart Rate complication to your watch face or add the Heart Rate app to the Dock.
 

SDNY Prosecutors Urge ‘Substantial’ Prison Time for Michael Cohen | Law.com

Read the Doc: Prosecutors Seek ‘Substantial’ Prison Time for Michael Cohen

Lawyers from the Manhattan U.S. Attorney’s office acknowledge help from Trump’s former attorney, but strongly urge the court not to mistake his efforts for those of a traditional cooperator.

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Apple launches dedicated store for military and veterans with discounted iPhones, iPads, and more – 9to5Mac

 @michaelpotuck

Apple has … opened up a new online store for active military personnel and veterans to make purchasing its products at a discount more accessible. Different from its education pricing, eligible military customers will receive 10% off Apple products, and the new discounted pricing even includes iPhones, Apple Watch, accessories, and more.
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As reported by Steven Aquino, Apple’s new Veterans and Military Store webpage offers 10% off on what looks like all of its products. The new storefront comes just in time for the holiday season.
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One great aspect to this military discount is that immediate family members can take advantage of it, proving especially useful for active military who are currently deployed.
 
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1L Gets Statutory Tattoo And It’s Awesome | Above the Law

Elie Mystal

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I mean, homegirl even tattooed a mouse cursor hovering over the statute. How can I not love that? I know I’m supposed to be Mr. Cynical Internet Man, but getting a Stat Tat (let’s make that a thing) is endearing.

How Incarcerated Parents Are Losing Their Children Forever | The Marshall Project

By Eli Hager and Anna Flagg

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Mothers and fathers who have a child placed in foster care because they are incarcerated — but who have not been accused of child abuse, neglect, endangerment, or even drug or alcohol use — are more likely to have their parental rights terminated than those who physically or sexually assault their kids, according to a Marshall Project analysis of approximately 3 million child-welfare cases nationally.
 
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