Category: COVID-19 Stimulus Package (IRS Resources)

COVID-19 Stimulus Package (IRS Resources)

Department of Veterans Affairs

VA announces new options to help Veterans avoid foreclosure

WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs is offering a new COVID-19 Refund Modification option to assist Veterans who require a significant reduction in their monthly mortgage payments because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In some cases, Veterans can receive a 20% payment reduction — in others, the reduction can be even larger. This new option is part of the of… Read more
FEMA Covid-19 Funeral Expense Reimbursement Program

Details on FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Expense Reimbursement Program

VA’s National Cemetery Scheduling Office and VA national cemeteries have received many calls from family members and funeral homes asking how they can apply for the Funeral Expense Reimbursement Program that covers funeral expenses when a loved one’s death was related to COVID-19. This new program, which began on April 12, 2021, is run entirely by the Federal Emergency Management Agency… Read more
Miami-Dade COVID-19 Relief Programs for Veterans and Active Military

Miami-Dade COVID-19 Relief Programs for Veterans and Active Military

Veteran/Military Program Information The Miami-Dade COVID-19 Military and Veterans Housing Assistance Program is designed to help those who are currently serving and or have served in the United States Military and are experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Funded via the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, or the Cares Act, the program serves active duty, reserve, guard and veterans… Read more
VA News Release

VA resumes in-person benefits services halted by the COVID-19 response

 WASHINGTON — The U.S Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today the reestablishment of in-person benefits services in select locations throughout the country.  Currently, there are 10 regional offices (RO) open to the public and more are expected to reopen in the coming weeks as reopening phases will vary by RO and local conditions.  “During the last few months, VA… Read more
IRS Military Veterans

IRS Reopens Registration for Economic Impact Payment for Veterans Beneficiaries Who Didn’t Receive $500 Per Qualified Child

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has reopened the registration period for claiming an Economic Impact Payment. Individuals who receive Social Security, Supplemental Security Income, Railroad Retirement, or certain Veterans benefits – but didn’t receive the $500 payment per child earlier this year – can still file for the $500 payment. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Eligibility Federal benefit recipients can… Read more
Michigan Small Business Restart Grant Program

Attention Michigan Business Owners: Information about the Michigan Small Business Restart Grant Program

DEADLINE: Wednesday, August 5th! Applications are now open for a new grant opportunity, the Michigan Small Business Restart Program, which will provide grants to small businesses around the state working to recover from the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 virus. REMINDER: The deadline to apply for this grant is Wednesday, August 5.   The program application is available at michiganbusiness.org/restart. Additional information… Read more