In last week’s post I wrote about the latest stimulus payment. Eligibility is based on your income as reflected on your income tax return. What happens if you have not filed your 2020 income tax return? The IRS will use your 2019 income tax return in that case to
This year has been unlike any other. The pandemic has resulted in hundreds of thousands of deaths and many Americans continue to face economic hardships caused by the government imposed shutdowns and restrictions. At the same time Congress did pass a relief package back in March called the CARES Act. As I said
As winter approaches, COVID-19 infection rates have started to climb again. At the same time we are entering influenza season. Health officials have talked for some time about the potential double whammy caused by COVID infections and flu cases occurring at the same time. The symptoms of the two illnesses are similar which
Approximately half of New Jersey’s coronavirus related deaths occurred in long term care facilities. A state funded health report has made some recommendations on how to improve facilities’ responses to the virus, especially with the potential of a much talked about second wave this winter. The Manatt Health report found that the
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was passed by Congress and signed by President Trump last month. It is a $2 trillion aid package with a lot to it. Because of the speed with which it was written and passed, there is much confusion about what’s
As the current Covid-19 pandemic continues and experts predict that the peak in the number of new cases is expected to be reached sometime this month we have been taking calls from family members who want to know whether they should consider moving their loved one to another facility or to their own home.
As of this writing we are in the midst of a pandemic the likes of which none of us living today has ever experienced. Historians tell us that the Spanish Flu epidemic from 1918 to 1919 comes the closest. Government shutdown of nonessential businesses has caused widespread disruptions and affected people and businesses in