Last updated 2/8/2021 at 2:27pm
I just received my $600 COVID-19 pandemic Economic Impact Payment check, and I don’t need it.
The relief is not targeted. The federal government appears to be basing the distributions on the 2019 tax filings. And, as we all know, tax filings do not now reflect actual income. There are many, many deductions and many, many who do not pay any taxes for whatever reason.
So, let’s fix it locally. I will and I encourage those of you in a similar situation to give the amount of your check as a donation to a local nonprofit that is working to alleviate the hardships that this period of unce...