WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE COVID-19 RESOURCES

Oct 13, 2020
Press Release
 
Heroes Act Resources:
 
Enhanced Employee Retention Tax Credit - FAQ: LINK
 
Continued Assistance to Unemployed Workers in The Heroes Act - Summary and FAQ: LINK
 
Family Care for Essential Workers in the Heroes Act - Summary and FAQ: LINK
 
Emergency Assistance for Disadvantaged Individuals, Families, and Children in the Heroes Act - Summary and FAQ: LINK
 
Retirement Provisions in the Heroes Act - Summary: LINK
 
Ways and Means Health Provisions - Summary: LINK
 
 
CARES Act Resources:
 
Unemployment Compensation Fact Sheet and FAQ: LINK
 
Unemployment Compensation Cuts Under HEALS Act: LINK
 
Table on Unemployment Compensation Timing: LINK
 
Who is Considered “Unemployed” by the Unemployment Insurance System?: LINK
 
Rebates Frequently Asked Questions: LINK
 
Rebates FAQ En Español (as of 3/20): LINK
 
Economic Impact Payments Issued to Date (June 5, 2020): LINK
 
New IRS Portals for Economic Impact Payments (May 13, 2020): LINK
 
Social Security and the CARES Act Fact Sheet: LINK
 
Health Provisions FAQ: LINK
 

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Resources:
 
Tax-Related Provisions in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act: LINK
 
Unemployment Compensation Provisions in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act: LINK
 
 
Hearings:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Other Virtual Events:
 
 
 
 
 

IRS Guidance:
 
Department of Labor Guidance:
 
HHS Guidance:
 
Social Security Administration Guidance:
 
Letters:
 
Chairman Neal Calls on Secretary Azar to Ensure Vulnerable Populations Have Access to COVID-19 Vaccines: LINK
 
Neal, Pascrell Slam Trump Administration’s Decision to Block USPS Sending Reusable Face Masks to Americans: LINK
 
Democratic Health Leaders Question CMS’s Unauthorized Use of Billions of Dollars From the Medicare Trust Funds: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Calls on HHS to Release Details on Editorial Process Following Reports of Unprecedented Political Meddling in Public Health Analysis: LINK
 
Neal Calls on IRS to Expedite Mailing of Notifications to Non-Filers Eligible for EIPs: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Calls on IRS to Stop Sending Tax Bills to Taxpayers Until the Agency Opens Backlogged Mail and Payments: LINK
 
Ways and Means Committee Leaders Call on Social Security Administration to Extend Relief to Overpaid Seniors and People with Disabilities: LINK
 
Ways and Means and Senate Finance Request USITC Further Investigate COVID-Related Supply Chains: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Calls on Administrator Verma to Make COVID-19 Nursing Home Data More Reliable and Comprehensive: LINK
 
Neal, Nadler, Lofgren Call for Changes to Ease the Admission of Temporary Health Workers During the COVID-19 Emergency: LINK
 
Neal, Pressley Demand Answers and Action from Treasury on Racial Inequities in COVID-19 Response Implementation and Tax Code Administration: LINK
 
House Democratic Committee Leaders Call on Treasury and SBA to Focus Remaining PPP Relief on Small, Minority-Owned Businesses: LINK
 
Chairman Neal and Ranking Member Wyden Ask DOL for More Information to Understand Leader McConnell’s Cuts to Emergency Unemployment Benefits: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Demands Answers About HHS’s Change to COVID-19 Data Reporting Process: LINK
 
Neal and Wyden Raise Concerns Over Treasury & IRS’s Incomplete and Insufficient Disbursement of Economic Impact Payments: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Calls for Immediate Oversight of Trump’s Unlawful Directive to Examine the Tax-Exempt Status of Select Universities and School Systems: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Calls on CMS to Ramp Up Oversight of Nursing Homes as Pandemic Continues to Devastate Long-Term Care Facilities: LINK
 
Democratic Health Leaders Demand Trump Administration Immediately Revisit Guidance Limiting COVID-19 Testing Coverage: LINK
 
Amid Growing Concerns from Constituents, Neal, Lewis Urge IRS to Resolve Issues with Economic Impact Payments and Caution Against Delaying Payments Any Further: LINK
 
Neal, Murphy Raise Concerns to DOL Regarding the Florida Unemployment System’s COVID-19 Failures: LINK
 
Democratic Health Leaders Reassert Request to Trump Administration to Help Uninsured and Underinsured: LINK
 
Following the Trump Administration’s Refusal to Release Names of PPP Loan Recipients, Neal, Waters, Velázquez Demand Transparency: “Taxpayers Have a Right to Know How Their Money Was Spent”: LINK
 
Neal, Lewis Urge IRS to Consider Relief for Taxpayers Receiving Outdated Balance Due Notices: LINK
 
Following Historic Hearing, Chairman Neal Questions HHS’s Commitment to Eliminating COVID-19-Related Racial and Ethnic Disparities: LINK
 
Neal, Pallone Call on CMS to Stop Nursing Facilities from Seizing Residents’ Economic Impact Payments: LINK
 
Neal Calls on Vice President Pence to Ensure Administration Responds to Outstanding Ways and Means Oversight Requests: LINK
  • Letter attachment: LINK
Neal, Lewis Request Weekly Reports from Treasury on Economic Impact Payments: LINK
 
Ways and Means Democrats Demand Answers on the Use of Prepaid Debit Cards to Deliver Economic Impact Payments: LINK
 
Amid Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, Neal Calls on HHS to Address Unanswered Concerns: LINK
 
Neal and Pallone Demand Transparency into Methodology and Distribution of COVID-19 Health Care Provider Relief Funds: LINK
 
Neal, Wyden, Grassley Push Treasury to Allow Small Businesses to Deduct PPP Expenses: LINK
 
Neal, Wyden, Grassley Request Retention Credit Eligibility for Employers Providing Health Insurance: LINK
 
House Health Leaders Oppose Rule to Roll Back ACA Nondiscrimination Protections: LINK

Ways and Means Democrats Urge Trump Administration to Prioritize Tribal Communities in Coronavirus Response Efforts: LINK
 
Neal Requests the IRS Promptly Provide Public Briefing on Economic Impact Payments: LINK
 
Neal, DeFazio Urge Trump Administration to Support Motorcoach Industry Amid COVID-19 Crisis: LINK
 
Chairman Neal: “The Rampant Spread of COVID-19 Across Nursing Homes Has Emerged As A Human Rights Issue”: LINK
 
Democratic Health Leaders Call on Trump Administration to Help Millions Affected by COVID-19 Access Health Coverage: LINK
 
Neal, Grassley Call on U.S. International Trade Commission to Identify Imported Goods Related to COVID-19: LINK
 
Neal, Takano, Davis Urge Treasury and IRS to Automatically Issue Economic Impact Payments to Supplemental Security Income and Veterans Affairs Recipients: LINK
 
Democratic Health Leaders Call on Trump Administration to Help Struggling Americans and Create Special Health Care Enrollment Period: LINK
 
Amid Shortages of Personal Protective Equipment, Chairman Neal Demands Answers from the Trump Administration: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Calls on Free File Alliance to Help Non-Filers Access CARES Act Rebates: LINK
 
Neal, Scott, Wyden, Murray, Sánchez Call on DeVos to Return All Amounts Garnished From Federal Tax Refunds for Entire 2020 Filing Season: LINK
 
Ways and Means Leaders Urge Social Security Administration to Safeguard Health and Minimize Disruptions Amid Coronavirus Crisis: LINK
 
Ways and Means Democrats Request IRS Provide Update On Coronavirus Impact on Filing Season: LINK
 
Ways and Means Leaders Seek Additional Information from HHS Regarding Whistleblower Allegation: LINK
 
Neal Raises Concerns Regarding Junk Insurance Plans’ Deficient Coverage Furthering Coronavirus Spread: LINK
 
Neal, Wyden Demand Answers from Trump Administration on Nursing Home Safety Amid Coronavirus Outbreak: LINK
 
Neal, Wyden Urge SSA Commissioner to Reverse Telework Cutbacks Amid Coronavirus Outbreak: LINK
 
Neal and DelBene Demand Answers from CMS Regarding Nursing Homes’ Coronavirus Preparedness and Response: LINK
 

Chairman Neal Statements:
 
Neal Statement on Inadequacy of Trump Administration Relief Proposal: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Statement on President Trump’s Decision to Stop COVID Relief Talks: LINK
 
Following Neal’s Urging, IRS Delays EIP Registration Deadline: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Statement on the September 2020 Jobs Report: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Statement on House Passage of the Updated Heroes Act: LINK
 
Neal Statement at Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee Hearing on Restaurants in America During the COVID-19 Pandemic: LINK
 
Chairman Neal: “President Trump cannot be trusted to protect Americans’ health:” LINK
 
Chairman Neal Statement on the August 2020 Jobs Report: LINK
 
Following Ways and Means Leaders’ Urging, Social Security Administration Offers Partial Relief to Seniors and People with Disabilities: LINK
 
Following Chairman Neal’s Urging, IRS Agrees to Halt Sending Tax Bills Until the Agency Opens Backlogged Mail and Payments: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Statements on President Trump’s Payroll Tax and Unemployment Memoranda: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Statement on the July 2020 Jobs Report: LINK
 
Ways and Means Leaders Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Provide Emergency Support for Foster Youth and Child Welfare Services: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Praises Rural and Underserved Communities Health Task Force’s Examination of Telehealth’s Opportunities and Challenges: LINK
 
Neal and Larson Slam Prospect of President Trump Unilaterally Halting the Collection of Payroll Taxes: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Statement on House Passage of the Child Care for Economic Recovery Act: LINK

Ways and Means Democrats Introduce Legislation to Protect Seniors and People with Disabilities During the COVID-19 Crisis: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Floor Remarks on the Child Care for Economic Recovery Act: LINK
 
Working Moms Urge Congress to Act Swiftly to Address the Growing Child Care Crisis: LINK
 
Neal Statement on Reports that Republicans May Attempt to Pass the TRUST Act with COVID Response Legislation: LINK

Chairman Neal Reiterates Urgent Need to Extend Full $600 Emergency Unemployment Compensation: LINK
 
Neal Statement on House Passage of Measure to Provide Relief to Non-Profits and State, Local, and Tribal Governments: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Statement on the June 2020 Jobs Report: LINK
 
In Response to Ways & Means’ Request, New CBO Analysis Shows that Eliminating Emergency Unemployment Compensation Will Harm Vast Majority of Unemployed Workers, Disproportionately Hit Women, Young Workers, and Communities of Color: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Statement on House Passage of the Moving Forward Act: LINK
 
Inspector General for Tax Administration Agrees with Neal, Lewis’s Concerns Over IRS Mailing Balance Due Notices: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Floor Remarks on the Moving Forward Act: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Statement on House Passage of the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Enhancement Act: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Floor Remarks on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act: LINK
 
Democratic Health Leaders: New Data Suggests Trump Administration Failing to Protect Uninsured and Underinsured Americans: LINK
 
Ways & Means and Appropriations Democrats Introduce Child Care Legislation to Support Working Families and America’s Economic Recovery: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Statement at Health Subcommittee Hearing on the COVID-19 Nursing Home Crisis: LINK
 
Health Committee Chairs Unveil Legislative Package to Make Health Care & Prescription Drugs More Affordable: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Comments at Press Event Unveiling the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Enhancement Act: LINK
 
Neal, Waters, and Velázquez Reiterate Demand for Full PPP Transparency: LINK
 
Neal, Pallone React to New CMS Guidance Prohibiting Seizure of Nursing Home Residents’ Economic Impact Payments: LINK
 
Neal Underscores the Need to Build on Existing COVID-19 Response Policies for Economic Resurgence: LINK
 
The Benefits of Extending Enhanced Unemployment Compensation: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Statement on the May 2020 Jobs Report: LINK
 
Neal Opening Statement at Hearing of the Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Communities of Color: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Statement on House Passage of the Heroes Act: LINK
 
Neal Statement on Vote to Allow Remote Voting by Proxy and Remote Committee Proceedings During COVID-19 Crisis: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Floor Remarks on the Heroes Act: LINK
 
Ways and Means Democrats Lead the Effort to Support Workers and Families During the COVID-19 Crisis: LINK
 
House Health Chairs Highlight Key Health Provisions in The Heroes Act: LINK
 
Neal Statement on the April 2020 Jobs Report: LINK

Neal Reiterates Opposition to Case to Overturn the ACA as House Files Brief with SCOTUS: LINK
 
Neal Calls for 90-Day Suspension of All Tariffs on Goods Necessary to Combat COVID-19 Public Health Crisis: LINK
 
Neal Statement on the Administration’s Extension of COBRA Eligibility Amid COVID-19 Pandemic: LINK
 
Neal: Assistance for Cities and States a Priority for Next COVID-19 Response Package: LINK

Ways and Means Democrats Urge Mnuchin to Ensure Support Reaches Most Vulnerable Americans During COVID-19 Crisis: LINK
 
Neal and Lewis Decry IRS Demands that Employees Resuming On-Site Work Monday Obtain Their Own PPE: LINK
 
Neal Statement on House Passage of Emergency Interim Funding Package: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Floor Remarks on Emergency Interim Funding Package: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Comments on Additional Allocations of $100 Billion COVID-19 Fund for Health Care Providers: LINK
 
Neal, Takano Applaud Decision to Automatically Issue COVID-19 Stimulus Checks to Vulnerable Veterans: LINK
 
Following Chairman Neal’s Request, Treasury Decides to Automatically Issue Economic Impact Payments to Supplemental Security Income Beneficiaries: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Applauds Free File Alliance for Helping Non-Filers Access CARES Act Rebate: LINK
 
Democratic Health Leaders Call for Free COVID-19 Treatment for All Americans: LINK
 
Following Chairman Neal’s Request, Treasury Decides to Automatically Issue Economic Impact Payments to Social Security Beneficiaries: LINK
 
Bicameral Democratic Health Leaders Condemn Trump Refusal to Reopen Enrollment on the Marketplaces: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Calls for Seniors to Receive Economic Impact Payments Automatically, Without Filing an Additional Return: LINK
 
Neal Statement on House Passage of Third Coronavirus Response Legislation: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Floor Remarks on Third Coronavirus Response Legislation: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Calls on IRS to Extend Federal Tax Filing Deadline: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Statement on Senate GOP Coronavirus Bill: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Applauds Families First Coronavirus Response Act Becoming Law: LINK
 
Chairman Neal Hails House Passage of Families First Coronavirus Response Act: LINK
 
Neal Statement Following Meeting with Insurers on Coronavirus Policies: LINK
 
Neal Votes for Passage of Emergency Coronavirus Response Funding: LINK