The CARES Act

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed by congress on March 27, 2020, and consists of a relief package of $2 trillion to help American workers, small businesses, and families, impacted by Covid-19

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) extends unemployment benefits to self-employed, independent contractors, and others who are not normally eligible for normal UI benefits. It provides up to 39 weeks of benefits, which are available retroactively starting with weeks of unemployment beginning on or after January 27, 2020, and ending on or before December 31, 2020

Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation

Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) pays an additional $600 each week to those eligible for unemployment benefits, whether they are under regular unemployment or under PUA.

Payment Protection Program

The Payment Protection Program (PPP) is an SBA loan intended to assist and encourage businesses to keep their employees and avoid layoffs. Some or all of this loan may be forgiven.

Stimulus Check

A one-time Stimulus Check of $1,200 per person and $500 per child will be given to all citizens and residents who made under $75,000 (or $150,000 joint)