On March 27 the bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law after the House of Representatives passed it earlier that day. The bill is the largest relief package signed into law in United States history and will impact nearly every person in this country.

Online, the office of Rep.Karen Bass will update this online page https://bass.house.gov/covid_stimulus with information about to how to apply for relief as information is made available. If you have any questions, call (323) 965-1422.

Questions covered online include:

— Coronavirus Stimulus: Q&A Related to Individuals

— Coronavirus Stimulus: Q&A Related to Businesses

— Coronavirus Stimulus: Q&A Related to Health Care

— Coronavirus Stimulus: Q&A Related to Education

— Coronavirus Stimulus: Q&A Related to State, Local and Tribal Governments

— Coronavirus Stimulus: Q&A Related to Veterans

In an effort to move as fast as possible to assist those whose jobs and businesses are affected by the pandemic, the stimulus will provide one-time payments to taxpayers. The stimulus will provide a one-time payment of $1,200 to qualifying adults with no annual income or incomes not exceeding $75,000 per year. A one-time payment of up to $2,400 will be provided to joint-filers with an annual income totaling less than $150,000. Families will also receive an additional $500 per child, in an attempt to create a safety net for those whose jobs and businesses are affected by the pandemic. Click here for answers to frequently asked questions regarding this direct payment.