27 February 2020 – Governor expands access to unemployment insurance and extends income tax deadlines

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Level of Jurisdiction: Arizona

Overview: Governor Doug Ducey today announced an executive order and issued an administrative action aimed at providing certainty and economic relief to taxpayers affected by COVID-19. The executive order ensures those who are out of work or facing economic hardship because of COVID-19 have access to unemployment benefits. The administrative action issued by the Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) extends the income tax filing deadline to July 15, 2020 to mirror the new federal deadline. Arizona becomes one of the first states in the nation to be certified by CDC to test for COVID-19. Arizona received $500,000 in federal funding to support COVID-19 Response. Arizona received over $12.4 million from the CDC to support the public health response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Key funding priorities will include surveillance and investigation activities, laboratory testing, infection control supply procurement and distribution, and risk communication
Full details here: https://azgovernor.gov/governor/news/2020/03/governor-ducey-expands-access-unemployment-insurance-and-extends-income-tax