The current state of the world definitely presents a huge challenge for us all but remember this; dreams can still come true, even during a nightmare.
Being self-employed can be uncertain enough already as it is and now that we are months deep into a pandemic, uncertainty is plaguing entrepreneurs and small business owners, from every angle. Until now, there hasn't been much of a direct support system for the self-employed. But here's some good news. If you haven't already heard by now, for the first time in U.S. history, the government is offering Pandemic Unemployment Assistance benefits to the self-employed, independent contractor and gig-working communities through the CARES act. This is unprecedented.
Certain deadlines are approaching fast, so after learning this information, you will want to get your claim going as soon as possible, to not miss out on an opportunity like this. Since millions of people are filing claims in general, submitting one over the phone may seem impossible but don't get discouraged. Just keep calling or try submitting your claim online. Just be sure to keep your work history information on deck just in case you do get through. For more details on how you may qualify and how to file, visit: https://bit.ly/2B45kPo