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Corona Virus Update on the Self- Employed for Unemployment benefites

Due to the CARES ACT that was just signed by the president, Self-Employed People now qualify for unemployment benefits. ⠀ ⠀ Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic the US government is working together with the states to provide unemployment benefits even to those who wouldn’t normally qualify, like self employed individuals. ⠀
Your respective states' unemployment guidelines and website will start updating their offerings in the near future to display this change (most haven’t yet) . ⠀
This can be referred to as “Relief for Workers Affected by Coronavirus Act”. ⠀

Here are list of the requirements to qualify for unemployment benefits under this new bill which refers to: ⠀

• The individual has been diagnosed or is experiencing symptoms of CV19 and seeking medical attention;⠀

• A member of the individual’s household has been diagnosed with CV19;⠀

• The individual is providing care for a family member or member of the individual’s household who has been diagnosed with CV19;⠀

• A child or other pe…