Coronavirus Updates

NEW !!! Evictions Halted on orders from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

 

The Governor's Office

The Department of Health

The New Mexico Courts

Emergency Food Assistance 

  • Distribution through local Food Banks, lookup tool here

The Eviction Moratorium

The Federal CARES Act Pagos de impacto económico a personas bajo la ley de cuidados (updated 6-11-2020)

  • The Social Security Administration and Treasury Department announce web tool for individuals who do not normally file a tax return to register for economic impact payments
  • Economic Impact Payment Web Portal Tool Website
  •  Accessing Your Economic Impact Payment, What You Need to Do Now! (updated 6-11-2020) Please click below to download article 

Unemployment Information (updated 12-10-2020)  

  • New Mexico Workforce Solutions has announced that the application for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) will be available 4-26-2020. All self-employed, independent contractors, and gig economy workers affected by COVID 19 should begin the process now by applying for regular Unemployment Insurance here
  • The New Mexico Worker Pandemic Relief Benefit is now available for individuals who have exhuasted unemployment benefits and a $750 payment to self employed individuals who did not recieve a federal stimulus can apply here NOTE- deadline to apply for the $750 CARES Cash payment deadline is December 11, 2020.

Please click below for more downloadable unemployment information

Housing Information (Updated 12-10-2020)

  • The New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority (MFA) have a Housing Cost Assistance Program accepting applications here

Please click below for more downloadable information.

Small Business Information (updated 12-10-2020)

  • Small business CARES Act Relief Grants are available, apply here
  • Video tutorials on how to apply for CARES Act Relief Grants presented by the New Mexico Economic Development Department, view here 

IRS Updates (updated 11-5-2020)

  • Some economic impact payments are being sent by prepaid debit card in unmarked envelopes. Full announcement on IRS Announcement IR-2020-105 is available here. 
  •  Accessing Your Economic Impact Payment, What You Need to Do Now! (updated 6-11-2020) Please click below to download article 
  • Economic Impact Payments Links and Fact Sheet via the American Bar Association
  • How organizations can help individuals claim Economic Impact Payments, guide available here
  • The IRS is waraning of a new tax scam via text message,The scam text states: “You have received a direct deposit of $1,200 from COVID-19 TREAS FUND. Further action is required to accept this payment into your account. Continue here to accept this payment …” The text includes a link to a fake phishing web address. More information in the downloadable links below.

Please click below for more downloadable unemployment information

 

Posted: March 19, 2020
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