Q: Do I qualify for the coronavirus-related distributions?
Live in South Florida, fell ill in March with a sore throat, low grade fever, etc.... but didn't meet the criteria to be tested. You had to be hospitalized or 65 or older at that time. I am 55. I self quarantined like the task forced asked us to do. I had just started to work for Instacart when I fell ill and haven't been back yet, as I am waiting on the PPE package that they are suppose to now provide for me. I recently lost my husband 01/30/2020 and all of his income besides. Please advise as the qualifications are a bit gray and hard to decipher. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
I'm not really sure what you're asking for.
There is the impact recovery payments that everyone under a specific income amount will receive, eventually and the EIDL and PPP small business loans as well as the payroll tax credit and required leave in the event you are sick, caring for someone who is sick, or can't send your kids to school/daycare.
There's a lot of different virus stuff out there as far as payments and loans. You are correct, a bit gray is an understatement.
Unfortunately you're going to have to ask a more pointed questions or hire someone to advise you regarding your specific situation.
Bruce Alexander Minnick agrees with this answer
For starters, I can tell you that if you and your deceased husband filed a joint income tax return for calendar year 2018 or 2019 you each are entitled to receive $1,200. And since your husband was alive when the stimulus legislation was enacted (mid-January), you can keep the $1,200 earmarked for your deceased husband. The government is struggling to print the many millions of stimulus checks, and says the will not be able to complete the huge task until June or July.
In the meantime, other legislation prohibited landlords from evicting tenants for non-payment of rent for 120 days; but the 120 days have elapsed. However, the Congress is working on new legislation needed to continue keeping America going for perhaps another 180 days. I hope this helps.
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