Deadline Approaching for CARES Act Stimulus for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated People

"People incarcerated across the country are now eligible to receive coronavirus stimulus checks from the federal government, but they need to act fast to meet a deadline early next month." - Deadline near for prisoners to apply for COVID-19 stimulus checks, Detroit Free Press, 10-19-20.

Here is a packet of information that can be sent into incarcerated people interested in submitting a claim. 

Formerly incarcerated people who do not have prior tax returns are also eligible. On Tuesday 10/27/20, advocates from the University of Michigan Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic will provide information about this stimulus package for impacted people. 

Here is a video of the recording and a copy of the PowerPoint presentation with FAQs.