How the stimulus bills benefit you
The $1.9-trillion COVID-19 relief bill will benefit Californians at local, state and federal levels. The bill includes $1,400 checks, expanded unemployment benefits, the biggest-ever expansion of Obamacare, and new tax credits for people with children. Here’s what to expect and how it will affect you personally.
Who gets a $1,400 check, and other ways the COVID-19 relief bill may affect your pocketbook
A closer look at what’s in the COVID-19 economic relief bill, including when the $1,400 checks would arrive and who would get unemployment.
Los Angeles opened applications for its rent-relief program, which aims to help tenants and landlords with debt stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.
California on Monday opened applications for a rent relief program that aims to help those most affected by the pandemic. Funds from the program could wipe away rent debt accumulated by low-income tenants through the end of March.
Roughly 29 million Americans stand to benefit from the first substantive federal expansion of Obamacare since 2010.
California’s economic recovery package includes $600 stimulus checks for low-income residents and aid for small businesses.
In all, the state will provide 5.7 million payments to low-income Californians as part of the $9.6-billion economic recovery package.
Heads up, small-business owners in Los Angeles: There’s free help to improve your online presence
L.A. Optimized is a free city program designed to help small businesses weather the pandemic by bolstering their websites, social media presence and e-commerce capabilities.
Did you collect unemployment benefits, create a home office, pick up gig work or pay big medical bills in 2020? Those kinds of changes can have tax implications.
President Biden’s executive orders and other directives include such topics as the eviction, stimulus checks, food benefits, worker safety, student loans and anti-LGBTQ discrimination.
Mortgage interest rates are below 3%, leading to a wave of refinances and home purchases. If you’ve had a bankruptcy or been in a forbearance, you can still take advantage, but restrictions exist.
The new stimulus bill passed by Congress includes $25 billion in rental relief for struggling tenants, $2.6 billion of which is coming to California. Can I apply?
The bill extends protections approved last summer that were set to expire Sunday.
The new coronavirus economic stimulus package includes direct payments to many Americans. How much can I expect to get and when?