• Q&A: How can the huge congressional aid package help you?

    13 days ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - Congress is poised to approve an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package that will provide one-time checks for most Americans and significant enhancements to unemployment benefits. Both will provide much-needed help to those recently laid-off and to financially stressed households as the coronavirus shuts down much of the economy.
    Here are some questions and answers about how the legislation can help you:
    WHO IS GETTING A CHECK?
    Everyone earning up to $75,000 in adjusted gross income - the income on your tax return - and who has a Social Security number will...
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  • Q&A: How can the huge congressional aid package help you?

    13 days ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - Congress is poised to approve an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package that will provide one-time checks for most Americans and significant enhancements to unemployment benefits. Both will provide much-needed help to those recently laid-off and to financially stressed households as the coronavirus shuts down much of the economy.
    Here are some questions and answers about how the legislation can help you:
    WHO IS GETTING A CHECK?
    Everyone earning up to $75,000 in adjusted gross income - the income on your tax return - and who has a Social Security number will...
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  • One chart shows how much cash you should expect from the coronavirus stimulus, based on your salary

    One chart shows how much cash you should expect from the coronavirus stimulus, based on your salary

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    The Senate passed a $2 trillion stimulus bill to help support the the country's economy during the novel coronavirus pandemic, with the House of Representatives set to vote on the bill Friday morning.
    The bill includes sending most Americans a personal check to help prop up households amid the economic disruption.
    Business Insider created a chart to show how much money Americans will receive from the relief package, based on their income.
    An individual who reported an income of $75,000 or less on their taxes will receive $1,200, with declining amounts for Americans earning more than...
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  • What The $2 Trillion Stimulus Package Means For The Food System

    14 days ago - By Forbes

    A number of stimulus provisions are aimed at helping producers and workers throughout the food supply chain, from agricultural producers to restaurant workers, but small and independent restaurant owners say they've been left out of the stimulus package altogether.
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  • Alert: Stocks surge again on Wall Street after Senate passes coronavirus aid bill, bringing S&P 500 index up 17% since Monday

    14 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Stocks surge again on Wall Street after Senate passes coronavirus aid bill, bringing S&P 500 index up 17% since Monday.
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  • Applying for a small business disaster loan? What to know about the COVID-19 stimulus package

    14 days ago - By Fast Company

    The bill's primary item for small businesses is a $349 billion loan program.
    On Wednesday, the Senate passed a historic $2 trillion economic stimulus package. Never has so much money been plucked from the coffers of the Fed and pumped into the veins of the American free market. And while big businesses are seeing a lot of the big bucks, many are wondering, what's in it for the little guys?
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  • When and How Will I Get That $1,200 Stimulus Payment?

    14 days ago - By Washington Post

    At the center of the U.S. Congress's $2 trillion economic stimulus package in response to the coronavirus pandemic are direct payments that will put money in the wallets of most Americans.
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  • How to get a stimulus check from the US government, which could pay up to $1,200 if you qualify

    How to get a stimulus check from the US government, which could pay up to $1,200 if you qualify

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    If the $2 trillion relief package approved by the US Senate becomes law, many Americans will qualify for one-time payments of up to $1,200.
    To get a stimulus check from the IRS, you need to have a Social Security number and live in the United States.
    The amount you receive depends on the adjusted gross income reported on your latest tax return .
    The IRS will disburse the funds according to the direct deposit information provided on your latest tax return or send a check to the address it has on file.
    This post will be updated as more details are released.
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  • Senate passes $2.2 trillion coronavirus aid plan, House votes Friday

    14 days ago - By Finance Commerce

    The Senate passed a mammoth $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems.
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