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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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CISA, IRS, USSS, and Treasury Release Joint Alert on Scams Related to COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments

By Coronavirus, County News, National News, State News

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), U.S. Department of the Treasury, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the United States Secret Service (USSS) urge all Americans to be on the lookout for criminal fraud related to these economic impact payments—particularly fraud using coronavirus lures to steal personal and financial information, as well as the economic impact payments themselves—and for adversaries seeking to disrupt payment efforts.

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