COVID-19 Update: Are you eligible for a federal relief check?

Posted on 04/04/2020
City Hall
Friends:

There is relief on its way in the form of a check from the federal government. I want to be sure you and your family get the necessary funds to keep food on your table and  a roof over your head.

As you know, Congress approved the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), which provides over $2 trillion in economic assistance to tens of millions of people in the United States who are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to checks up to $1200 for individuals, the federal action also includes expanded unemployment benefits through July 2020.

Most people who have filed a tax return in 2018 or 2019, and have a direct deposit account linked to the Internal Revenue Service, will automatically receive the economic impact payment in the next few weeks.

I also want to ensure those who may not file taxes or those experiencing homelessness receive their payment from the federal government.

Here is some information on how to do this:


According to the IRS funding for the $1200 relief checks will be available through 2020.

For more information, please visit the IRS online, or for further questions and answers, see this article in the New York Times.   

Stay safe,


MITCH O’FARRELL

 

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