Inflation is causing a lot of price increases, but it may also affect your paychecks next year. The IRS is making inflation adjustments for the 2023 federal tax year that could lower the amount of taxes on your paychecks. Starting in January it’s very likely that you would see more in your paycheck due to the IRS inflation adjustments, which tend to result in lower withholding for a given level of income. READ MORE.
A power outage that affected nearly 2000 customers in East Salem earlier this week was blamed on a single culprit: a squirrel. Portland General Electric said 1,953 customers in East Salem lost power about 11AM Tuesday and the power was restored at NOON. PGE said a squirrel was to blame for the outage! READ MORE.