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Covid-19

Covid-19. Guidance and tools to navigate changing regulation on benefits for the self employed



Using Retirement Savings

Generally, a retirement account should be one of the last places you take money from.

Student Loans

Under the CAREs Act, Federal student loan payments and interest accrual may be deferred until September 30th of this year.

Sick Time and Family Leave

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) provides workers with two weeks of paid sick time, and up to 12 weeks of family medical leave.

COVID Tax Changes

https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employed/self-employment-tax-social-security-and-medicare-taxes

Earning Income during Covid

Catch is working with partners to help provide access to job opportunities that may help you earn more money, or earn money remotely during the crisis.

Stimulus Checks and Funding

As part of the coronavirus relief bill that was passed on Friday, March 27, 2020, the CARES Act, the government is issuing payments directly to individuals. You may also be able to take out a loan.

Unemployment during COVID

In the past, if you were self employed, you didn't qualify for unemployment benefits. Under the federal relief program passed in the CARES Act, you may now be able to claim compensation.

Health Insurance & COVID

If you've lost your job or you're suddenly earning less money than you have in the past, your health insurance or the price you pay for it may change.

2020 Recap: Taxes

Now that 2020 is finally in the rearview mirror, it’s time to start thinking about everyone’s favorite topic: taxes. As a result of the pandemic, there are a few changes to the normal tax rules. Here is some important information to know as you prepare to file your 2020 tax return!

American Rescue Plan: What to Expect

Stimulus checks, money for vaccines, schools, small businesses, and much more

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