Gig workers, independent contractors, freelancers, and those with side hustles are eligible to receive a $1,000 grant that does not have to be repaid. Up to $10,000 is available in grant money depending on how many employees you have.
May 13, 2020, is the last day to speed up stimulus check by providing the IRS with your bank account information. Open an online bank account to get an immediate bank routing and checking account number if you are unbanked.
Independent contractors, gig workers and side hustlers: There’s still time to apply for unemployment
Unemployment benefits have been extended to include independent contractors, gig workers and, side hustlers. Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) adds an extra $600 a week to unemployment payments until July 31, 2020.
Some have criticized the CFPB as an unnecessary bureaucracy but they cannot argue the fact that consumers have benefited from settlements negotiated by the CFPB