As the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact the economy, there’s a lot of information flying around. We’ve weeded out the speculation to help you understand the facts related to coronavirus response legislation and economics. Read on for information about various COVID relief measures intended for individuals and businesses.
Information for Individuals and Families
2021 COVID Relief Bill
The December 2020 COVID-19 stimulus bill has been signed into law by the President and includes many provisions designed to help individual taxpayers continue to weather the pandemic. Among other items, additional funding for unemployment, individual households, vaccine distribution, and small businesses are all included. Read more.
2020 CARES Act
The CARES Act was signed by the President of the United States on March 27, 2020. We’ve summarized the provisions that impact individual taxpayers on our blog. Read more.
- College students facing financial challenges may be eligible for relief grants via the financial aid offices of their schools. Learn more.
- The IRS portal allowing taxpayers to check the status of their stimulus checks is showing information for both rounds of stimulus. Click here to access it; note that load times may be slow as traffic peaks.
Florida Reemployment Assistance
Information for Businesses
2021 COVID Relief Bill: Small Business Provisions
The $900 billion bill will provide additional aid to businesses that have experienced economic hardships as a result of the pandemic, including a second round of Paycheck Protection Program loans. Read more.
Small Business Loans and Tax Relief Information
- Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Applications
- U.S. Small Business Administration Loan Information
- Disaster Loan Assistance (Federal)
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans
Visit our PPP Information and Resource Center to access up-to-date details for PPP loan applicants and recipients.
Paid leave during COVID-19: What employers need to know
Regulations and federal guidelines are changing, sometimes by the hour, and it’s critical for employers to be informed of the options for paid leave during COVID-19. Read more.
Families First Coronavirus Response Act: What businesses need to know
While this situation continues to evolve and we expect more to come, there are some key provisions for which business owners should be making adjustments now. Read more.
U.S. Department of Labor Required Posting
Follow the link to download a poster that explains your employees’ rights related to paid sick leave and expanded FMLA. Download now.
Frequently Asked Questions
Access our FAQs page to view the answers to common questions related to coronavirus relief.