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  • Rental Assistance Program – Gwinnett
    Gwinnett County has received more than $55.9 million in stimulus funds through the federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program. These funds will be used to extend Project RESET to provide direct rental and utility assistance to income-eligible individuals and households financially impacted by COVID-19. Applications for this program are available now at Households in immediate need […]
  • IRS to Automatically Process Refunds on Jobless-Benefit Payments
    The Internal Revenue Service will automatically process refunds for individuals who paid taxes on their unemployment benefits before Congress passed a law making those payments tax-free, Commissioner Chuck Rettig said. The automatic refund will mean that many recipients of unemployment benefits who have already filed their returns for 2020 won’t have to take extra steps […]
  • Gov. Kemp announces availability of Education Relief Funds in Georgia
    ATLANTA, GA (FOX Carolina)- Georgia Governor Brian Kemp announced on Saturday that officials will distribute funds from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund (GEER) through an application process.  Kemp says the purpose of the GEER II Fund is to give local education agencies, institutions of higher education and other education-related entities the assistance needed due to […]
  • Georgia to Now Require Proof of Employment for Pandemic Assistance Claims
    July 31, 2021 Chris Butler Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) officials have announced they will require people who receive Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) benefits on or after December 27 of last year to provide proof of employment or self-employment. Those people must also show a valid offer to begin employment and proof of wages by […]
  • ALERT: $500 per Child
     The Internal Revenue Service today issued a special alert for several groups of federal benefit recipients to act by this Wednesday, April 22, if they didn’t file a tax return in 2018 or 2019 and have dependents so they can quickly receive the full amount of their Economic Impact Payment. Their $1,200 payments will be […]
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