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FY 2021 PILT Payments Distributed

By Association News, County News, National News, State

The 2021 Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) payments were made on or about June 24, 2021, to more than 1,900 local government entities across the United States. On December 27, 2020, the President signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (P.L. 116-260), which appropriated full funding for PILT. The total amount of funding authorized for the FY 2021 PILT program is $529,685,854. Of that amount, $529,242,103 is for FY 2021 payments, $43,751 is for prior-year payment adjustments, and $400,000 is for administration of the program.

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Conclusion & Additional Guidance for Cycle 5 of the Local Government CARES Reimbursement Program

By Coronavirus, County News, State News

On November 30th, DOA announced changes from the Governor’s Office to the CARES Local Government Reimbursement Program, which are effective immediately with the 5th reimbursement cycle.  Certain expenses that local governments have already budgeted for—and without a direct or substantial nexus to COVID-19 relief—will not be eligible for reimbursement in the final round (November 1st – December 30th).  Eligible expenses are subject to availability of funds.

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