coronavirus unemployment

IRS Sending Refunds to Those Who Already Paid Taxes on 2020 Unemployment Compensation

The Internal Revenue Service is sending more than 2.8 million refunds this week to taxpayers who paid taxes on unemployment compensation that new legislation now excludes as income. IRS efforts to correct unemployment compensation overpayments will help most affected taxpayers avoid filing an amended tax return. So far, the IRS has identified 13 million taxpayers that may be eligible for…

When Will Things Get Back To Normal in Alabama?

Update: This story was updated on 4/15/2020, 10:30AM to include names of members of the  Governor’s Cornavirus Task Force Executive Committee. On Tuesday Governor Kay Ivey held a press conference giving updates on the Coronavirus Pandemic in Alabama. During that press conference, the Governor focused on the economy and when things may re-open and resemble some form of life before…

Alabamians Unable to Work Due to Coronavirus Can Get Unemployment Benefits

The Alabama Department of Labor has announced that workers who aren’t able to work due to coronavirus will be eligible to file for unemployment benefits. The department says it is modifying its rules to accommodate these workers who are affected in any of the following way: Quarantined by a medical professional or government agency Laid off or sent home without…