Category Archives: Individual

The Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday is currently underway!

May 29 – June 4, these qualifying items will be exempt from sales tax: Any reusable ice pack selling for $10 or less. Any portable self-powered light source selling for $20 or less: Candles, flashlights, lanterns. Any gas or diesel … Continue reading

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#COVID-19 Watts Up Miles Down.

Kids schooling at home; grownups working from home. And nowhere really to go, Watts are up and Miles are down.Electric Bills. The big utility companies are giving a little back on May bills. No disconnecting for nonpayment. No late payment … Continue reading

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#COVID-19 Pinellas Arts Community Relief Fund

The Pinellas Arts Community Fund is OPEN AGAIN ! This is a rolling application process with review, selection and disbursement happening bi-weekly. The Pinellas Arts Community Relief Fund was started by a collaboration between Pinellas Community Foundation, St Petersburg Arts … Continue reading

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#COVID-19 City of Clearwater – Clearwater Back-to-Business Grant and Professional Services Program (Back To Business Program)

REGISTER TO APPLY AND PREQUALIFY BEFORE MIDNIGHT SUNDAY 5/17/2020 The Back To Business Program is a Clearwater, FL program that is providing up to $6,000 for qualifying brick and mortar businesses AND up to $3,000 for qualifying home-based businesses. There … Continue reading

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#COVID-19 Employer Payroll Tax Deferral

“Section 2302 of the CARES Act provides that the payment and deposit of the employer’s share of the social security portion of FICA tax and the employer’s share of the social security portion of RRTA tax for deposits that are … Continue reading

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COVID-19 IRS’ People First Initiative – Tax Relief for Not the Everyday Stuff

The IRS People First Initiative aims to ease payment guidelines and postpone compliance and enforcement actions for an initial period of April 1, 2020 through July 15, 2020. Automated Liens and Levies. Suspended. Earned Income Credit & Wage Verification. Taxpayers … Continue reading

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#COVID-19 #GivingTuesdayNow

Today is the day to give! To give what you can and be a part of this global day of giving in response to COVID-19. Today is in addition to the regularly scheduled December 1st, 2020 #GivingTuesday. Perhaps we can … Continue reading

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#COVID-19 Hillsborough County – Rapid Response Recovery Program (R3)

Opened Monday 4/27/2020 AND Closed Wednesday 4/29/2020 The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners is aiming to deploy its $256M from the CARES Act. $15M was allocated to the county’s social services department to augment existing programs for INDIVIDUALS. 30,000 … Continue reading

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UPDATED 04/30/2020 – COVID-19 City of Saint Petersburg – Fighting Chance Fund

City of Saint Petersburg – Fighting Chance Fund REOPENS THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2020 FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVE Stroll down any Main Street, USA. Stores with closed signs. Empty storefront parking spaces. Idle exercise equipment. Uncoiffed dogs out walking. Styrofoam to go containers … Continue reading

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