Stimulus Checks

American Rescue Plan Act Provisions Impacting Individuals and Families

On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The $1.9 trillion stimulus package is intended to provide comprehensive relief from the economic and other repercussions of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to funding for testing, contact tracing, vaccinations, education, and state and local governments, the ARPA includes extensive relief that could directly impact your individual finances.

American Rescue Plan Act Provisions Impacting Individuals and Families2023-12-11T11:13:30+00:00

TAX NEWS: IRS Extends 2020 Individual Federal Income Tax Deadline

The IRS is delaying the federal income tax filing deadline for individuals for the 2020 tax year until May 17, 2021. While we are waiting on formal guidance from the IRS in the coming days, here's what we know:

TAX NEWS: IRS Extends 2020 Individual Federal Income Tax Deadline2023-12-11T11:20:48+00:00

American Rescue Plan Act of 2021: What’s in it for you?

Congress has passed the latest legislation aimed at providing economic and other relief from the COVID-19 pandemic. On March 10, the 628-page, $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and signed into law by President Biden.

American Rescue Plan Act of 2021: What’s in it for you?2023-12-11T11:19:12+00:00

Step-By-Step Guide to Viewing Your Stimulus Payment

If you are due to receive an Economic Impact Payment (EIP), commonly referred to as a Stimulus Check, you might already know about the Get My Payment tool on the IRS website. Any taxpayer can use this tool to check the status of their EIP, as long as they have their Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN), date of birth, street address, and ZIP code or postal code. Some taxpayers, however, have experienced issues when using the Get My Payment tool.

Step-By-Step Guide to Viewing Your Stimulus Payment2023-12-11T11:41:08+00:00

Important Provisions of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021

The Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) was approved by Congress and signed by the President on December 27, 2020. This COVID relief bill contains direct spending relief for businesses and individuals affected by the pandemic; extends expiring tax provisions, credits and incentives; and funds the Federal government for the remainder of fiscal year 2021.

Important Provisions of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 20212023-12-11T11:44:18+00:00

New Pandemic Relief: What You Need to Know

Congressional leaders and the White House have agreed on the next round of COVID-19 relief legislation. After months of waiting and last-minute negotiations, the 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act was introduced on December 21, 2020 and was signed into law on December 27, 2020.

New Pandemic Relief: What You Need to Know2023-12-11T11:46:59+00:00

President Donald Trump Signs Executive Orders for Coronavirus Relief

President Donald Trump signed a series of executive orders on Saturday, August 8, to provide temporary relief to Americans impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic. The four executive orders include an additional $400 per week in unemployment benefits, suspension of some student loan payments through December 31, 2020, protection for renters from eviction, and deferral of certain payroll taxes for Americans who earn less than $104,000 annually through the end of the year.

President Donald Trump Signs Executive Orders for Coronavirus Relief2023-12-12T07:00:24+00:00

Stimulus Checks for Young People

Many people between the ages of 17 and 24 have become aware they will not receive a stimulus check this spring. There are a few explanations as to why. The most likely reason is many people in this age group are claimed as dependents. Persons claimed as dependents for the 2019 Tax Year are not eligible for the Economic Impact Payment commonly referred to as the “Stimulus Check.”

Stimulus Checks for Young People2023-12-12T07:43:50+00:00
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