Mar 18, 2020

Paying taxes, postponed

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Crude oil at its lowest point in 17 years. A penalty-free, interest-free delay on paying taxes you owe to the federal government. Partial, rotating factory shutdowns for U.S. automakers. How homeless shelters are handling social distancing.

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Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Michael Lipkin Producer

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