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IRS Computer Glitch Causes 10s Of Thousands To Mistakenly Be Told They Won't Receive Stimulus CheckAn apparent IRS computer glitch resulted in the wrong message being sent out to thousands of taxpayers who are awaiting their $600 stimulus payment.
Fewer People May Get $1,400 Stimulus As President Biden Open To Focusing On Those With Lower IncomesWhile fewer people may qualify for a federal stimulus check this time, lower income Americans could see a bigger payment than previous two stimulus checks.
WARNING: 3 New Scams Targeting COVID-19 Relief Payments“The volume is unbelievable,” said IRS Special Agent in Charge Mark Pearson. “This is historically the greatest amount of fraud we’ve ever seen.”
Watchdog Groups Fear More Fraud With New Round Of PPP Loans For Small BusinessesAs business begin apply for the second round of COVID-19 relief funding, federal investigators continue to uncover alleged fraud from the first round of loans.
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Stimulus Check (Or Debit Card) Is In The Mail: Here's What It Looks LikeSome people will get checks. Some will get debit cards.
'It Would Be A Lifeline For Us': Stimulus Checks Not Getting Into Hands Of Millions Of Low-Income AmericansDespite being eligible for the federal payments, Ralph Arthur of Burleson has still not received a $1,200 stimulus payment from the CARES Act or the latest $600 payment recently approved by lawmakers.
Tax Service Company 'Demanding' IRS Reissue Millions Of Stimulus Payments Sent To Wrong Bank AccountsThe tax service Jackson Hewitt demanded Friday, Jan. 8, the IRS send stimulus payments back to their clients after millions of payments went to wrong bank accounts.
Stimulus Payments For Millions Of TurboTax Customers Beginning To Be Deposited, Company Says“Stimulus payments for millions of TurboTax customers affected by the IRS error will be deposited starting today, January 8th," a TurboTax spokesperson said in a statement.
IRS Sends Stimulus Payments To 'Wrong Bank Accounts' Affecting Estimated 13M Tax Service CustomersFor millions of Americans who used online tax services, their second stimulus payment may have been sent to the wrong bank account.
Haven’t Received 2nd Stimulus Check?  Here Are 4 Reasons WhyThe biggest reason people have not received their checks by now is the IRS is still in the process of sending out paper checks as well as payments on debit cards.
North Texas Republicans, Democrats React To President Trump's Criticism Of Coronavirus Relief PackageThe fate of the coronavirus relief package passed by the House and Senate remains up in the air after President Donald Trump sharply criticized the bill.
North Texas Financial Expert Says 'Have A Plan' For COVID-19 Relief Money Headed Your WayThe government will send $600 for individuals making up to $75,000, and $1,200 for married couples who file jointly and make up to $150,000.
'It's Going To Make A Huge Difference': Latest Coronavirus Stimulus Package Means Hope For Texas RestaurantsThe owner of Bugatti Ristorante in Dallas says year-to-date business is down 70%.
Second $1,200 Stimulus Check Still Possible This Year, But Chances Are FadingPresident Trump ha said he wants to see direct payments to Americans. The White House proposed a $600 payment in its COVID-19 relief plan.
Coronavirus Relief Proposal Includes $300 In Unemployment Benefits, But No Second Stimulus CheckUnless Congress acts soon, thousands of North Texans will lose their unemployment benefits at the end of the month.
Fort Worth Man In Critical Condition After Being Shot By Neighbor During DisputeFort Worth Police said it happened around 7:50 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1 in the 2200 block of McGown Avenue.
New PPP 'Loan Necessity' Questionnaire Raises Concern Among Small Business OwnersMonths after thousands of small businesses accepted government aid to help them get through the pandemic, some borrowers are worried the government is changing the forgiveness rules.
'They're Moving The Goal Posts': Big, Unexpected Tax Bill Could Be Coming For Small Business Owners Granted PPP Loans“That’s not what (the government) said back in late March when these businesses took out the loans,” said accountant Glen Birnbaum, a partner at Sikich LLP. “They are moving the goal posts.”
Dallas Restaurant Owner Russell Birk Says He's Eligible For PPP Loan To Be Forgiven"I'm excited that it was put in place because it was very helpful. Without that, I would have been out of business," said Russell Birk, owner of fast-casual restaurant Maya's Modern Mediterranean.
Second $1,200 Stimulus Check Still Likely, But Chances It Arrives For Holidays Quickly FadingEven if this Congress approves a second stimulus payment before Congress adjourns for the year in mid-December, it is unlikely the payments would reach most Americans before Christmas.
'This Is Taxpayer Money': Government Watchdogs Call For Safeguards To Prevent Further PPP Loan Fraud“Frankly, (the government) has a duty to make sure the money goes to the right individuals and to those who actually need it."
I-Team: Millions In PPP Money Went To Bogus Texas Companies With Little VettingAccording to court records, Dinesh Sah of Coppell was approved for PPP funding for 11 different companies for a total of $17.7 million.
Glitch Causing Box To Be Checked On Tax Return Keeping Some From Receiving Stimulus PaymentThe IRS told the CBS 11 I-Team it is aware some taxpayers have not received their stimulus payment due to a single box mistakenly checked on their tax return.
Still No $1,200 Stimulus Payment? IRS Sets October 15 DeadlineMore than 9,000,000 Americans have still not received a federal stimulus check more than five months after the IRS began sending out the $1,200 payments.
Unemployed Texans Will Receive Added $300 Weekly Benefit For Entire Month Of AugustInitially, Texas had only been approved for enough money to pay for first three weeks of August.
Texas Workforce Commission Tweets State Applying For Additional Weekly $300 For Unemployed, Then Deletes TweetA spokesperson told CBS 11, the commission apologizes for the confusion, but the tweet was not supposed to be posted.
Unemployed Texans Still Waiting On State To Apply For Additional $300 BenefitSo far, Gov. Greg Abbott has not said whether Texas will do this.
Difference Between Democrats, Republicans Unemployment Benefit Plans Is $1,600 Per MonthAfter two weeks of negotiations, the two sides have not budged on their stances on restarting the jobless aid.