The Congressional Budget Office said this week that high inflation is expected to persist for the rest of the year, saddling Americans with higher costs as price hikes continue, Jeff Stein, The Washington Post's White House economics reports.
he American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“the Act”), enacted in March 2021, dramatically lowers the filing threshold for payments required to be reported on the annual Form 1099-K from $20,000 in aggregate reportable payments and 200 transactions to just $600 in aggregate reportable payments and eliminates the transaction minimum. This modification is effective for calendar years ending after December 31, 2021. You may see this new requirement on Section 9674 of the federal bill.
Governor Gavin Newsom signed additional COVID-19 relief legislation this week that will provide $600 stimulus checks to the majority of his state's residents as well as additional payments to dependents, Newsweek reported. At the end of June, the Democratic governor reached an agreement with state lawmakers to approve the direct payments, as well as billions in other economic relief, according to Newsweek.
📷 President Biden speaks about the COVID-19 pandemic during a prime-time address from the East Room of the White House, March 11, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) Let’s take a look…