COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments: What you need to know

COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments: What you need to know

Washington, DC… The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today announced that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people. However, some seniors and others who typically do not file returns will need to submit a simple tax […]

What the CARES Act Means for You ~ from Sabrina Julian

What the CARES Act Means for You ~ from Sabrina Julian

Murphys, CA…The coronavirus pandemic has affected virtually every facet of American life and severely impacted the markets and economy. Congress and the federal government have acted to help individuals and businesses get through this difficult time. Most recently, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) on March 27, 2020. The […]

Calaveras Community Foundation Announces Availability of COVID-19 Grants

Calaveras Community Foundation Announces Availability of COVID-19 Grants

San Andreas, CA…In response to the COVID-19 health emergency, the Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) has established a program to provide grants to local non-profit organizations providing support in this time of need. For more information, non-profit organizations may contact CCF via email at: info@calaverascommunityfoundation.org, or by phone: 209/736-1845. CCF is also seeking donations to help […]

Jobless Claims Soar to 3,283,000 as Coronavirus Strikes Jobs Market

Jobless Claims Soar to 3,283,000 as Coronavirus Strikes Jobs Market

Washington, DC…During the week ending March 21, the increase in initial claims are due to the impacts of the COVID-19 virus. Nearly every state providing comments cited the COVID-19 virus impacts. States continued to cite services industries broadly, particularly accommodation and food services. Additional industries heavily cited for the increases included the health care and […]

McConnell on Bipartisan Coronavirus Relief: “The Senate Stepped Up” as Senate Passes $2 Trillion Stimulus Bill 96-0

McConnell on Bipartisan Coronavirus Relief: “The Senate Stepped Up” as Senate Passes $2 Trillion Stimulus Bill 96-0

Washington, DC…U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act: “It has only been 65 days since the first American tested positive for the new coronavirus on our soil. “In barely two months, this pandemic has upended our […]

Governor Newsom Announces Financial Relief Package: 90-Day Mortgage Payment Relief During COVID-19 Crisis

Governor Newsom Announces Financial Relief Package: 90-Day Mortgage Payment Relief During COVID-19 Crisis

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that financial institutions will provide major financial relief for millions of Californians suffering financially as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. “Millions of California families will be able to take a sigh of relief,” said Governor Newsom. “These new financial protections will provide relief to California families and serve […]

An Update From Calaveras Economic & Community Development & Calaveras Chamber of Commerce

An Update From Calaveras Economic & Community Development & Calaveras Chamber of Commerce

San Andreas, CA…Kathy Gallino, Economic & Community Development Director and Morgan Gace, CEO of Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce gave an update to the community today. Links mentioned in the video: covid19.ca.gov, instacart.com, savemart.com, covid19.calaverasgov.us, 2020census.gov, edd.gov, sba.gov, chamber@calaveras.org, 209-754-5400 (Chamber of Commerce)

State Postpones Tax Deadlines Until July 15 Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

State Postpones Tax Deadlines Until July 15 Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Sacramento, CA…The Franchise Tax Board (FTB) announced updated special tax relief for all California taxpayers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. FTB is postponing until July 15 the filing and payment deadlines for all individuals and business entities for: 2019 tax returns, 2019 tax return payments, 2020 1st and 2nd quarter estimate payments, 2020 LLC taxes […]

Tax Day Now July 15: Treasury, IRS Extend Filing Deadline and Federal Tax Payments Regardless of Amount Owed

Tax Day Now July 15: Treasury, IRS Extend Filing Deadline and Federal Tax Payments Regardless of Amount Owed

Washington, DC… The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced that the federal income tax filing due date is automatically extended from April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020. Taxpayers can also defer federal income tax payments due on April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020, without penalties and interest, regardless of the amount owed. […]

Federal Reserve Announces Extensive New Measures to Support the Economy

Federal Reserve Announces Extensive New Measures to Support the Economy

Washington, DC…The Federal Reserve is committed to using its full range of tools to support households, businesses, and the U.S. economy overall in this challenging time. The coronavirus pandemic is causing tremendous hardship across the United States and around the world. Our nation’s first priority is to care for those afflicted and to limit the […]

Coronavirus & Falling Oil Prices, Lead to Financial Markets Slip and Fall. Dow Ends at 23,850.36 −2,014.42 -7.79%

Coronavirus & Falling Oil Prices, Lead to Financial Markets Slip and Fall.  Dow Ends at 23,850.36 −2,014.42 -7.79%

New York NY… The markets had one of their worst days in years and oil had its worst day since the Gulf War. Demand softening with the Coronavirus affecting airline travel and travel in general combined with a price war in crude from Russia & Saudi Arabia greased the slide. The spilled oil prices led […]

Federal Reserve FOMC On Dropping Interest Rates Due to Coronavirus

Federal Reserve FOMC On Dropping Interest Rates Due to Coronavirus

Washington, DC…The fundamentals of the U.S. economy remain strong. However, the coronavirus poses evolving risks to economic activity. In light of these risks and in support of achieving its maximum employment and price stability goals, the Federal Open Market Committee decided today to lower the target range for the federal funds rate by 1/2 percentage […]

Dow Opens Up Modestly in Early Trading

Dow Opens Up Modestly in Early Trading

New York, NY…The financial markets have opened up slightly this morning in early trading. Traders are looking for profit opportunities and the Fed was active in repos overnight as well. Have we found the bottom? Who knows but aggressive searching for footing is underway…

H&R Block Offers Easy Ways to Get You the Most Money This Tax Season

H&R Block Offers Easy Ways to Get You the Most Money This Tax Season

Angels Camp, Valley Springs & Jackson, CA…With great value, multiple filing options and easy switching — it’s better with Block. H&R Block is kicking off tax season 2020 by giving people more reasons to choose Block to prepare their taxes because, “It’s Better with Block.” This tax season, the company will continue to provide more […]

Jackson Rancheria 19th Annual Giving Season Raises Over $38,000 for Local Charities

Jackson Rancheria 19th Annual Giving Season Raises Over $38,000 for Local Charities

Jackson, CA…Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort raised $38,674 for local charity organizations during the 19th Annual Giving Season promotion. From November 29 through December 28, Dreamcatcher’s Club® Members were able to donate their earned points. For every $1 in points donated, guests received entries into the 19th Annual Season of Giving drawings. The Jackson Rancheria Band […]

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