Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation
Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) pays an additional $300 (previously $600) each week to those eligible for unemployment benefits, whether they are under regular unemployment or under PUA. Expires Sept 6, 2021.Use the FPUC Tracker to track status,
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Stimulus ChecksUse the stimulus check tracker to find out when you will receive current stimulus check.
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Lost Wages Assistance
The Lost Wages Assistance Program (LWA), mandated by Presidential Memorandum, adds up to $400 in extra benefits weekly to recipients of Unemployment Insurance and PUA. States apply and must be approved for this program. These payments are funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and are retroactive, starting with weeks of unemployment beginning on or after August 1, 2020, and ending on or before December 31, 2020, or when funds run out. Use the LWA Tracker to check on the status of these payments from your state.
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. The COVID-19 stimulus and unemployment relief bill extends PUA through March 14, 2021.
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.