GovGuam paying 2017 refunds, more than 300 to receive checks

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The Government of Guam is still paying out taxes from 2017 and nearly 400 island residents will be getting their check in the mail.

The Governor’s Office has announced that 377 tax refund checks totalling around  $843,000 has been mailed out. The Department and Revenue and Taxation and the Department of Administration said the refunds covers error free returns filed on or before October 17, 2018.

As of today, there is no word on when the administration will be begin paying out tax refunds for the 2018 tax year. However, the administration is given a deadline to pay out the refunds six months after the filing date.

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Jolene joined the PNC team in 2017, as a producer, co-anchor and investigative reporter covering law enforcement, courts and crimes. Notable coverage includes the Ehlert case, the Mark Torre Jr. trial, the Allan Agababa trial, exclusive pieces on the Life of a Drug Dealer/Addict, and Life behind bars...the story of Honofre Chargualaf and Kevin Cruz. In 2019, she was promoted to Assistant News Director and Lead Anchor. From 2015 to 2017 she served as Public Relations and Promotions Manager, for the Hotel Nikko Guam handling local radio and advertorial promotions, as well as produced and directed tv commercials for the hotel. Prior to this she worked with KUAM for three years as a reporter and segment host. She began her journalism career in 2012, working with Glimpses of Guam contributing to the Guam Business Magazine, R&R magazine, MDM magazine and the Marianas Business Journal.