Schumer announces IRS action on $2 billion New York State Excluded Workers Fund

Thousands of New Yorkers who previously couldn’t access the roughly $2 billion New York State Excluded Workers Fund without an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) because of IRS backlog will now have their chance to do so, U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer announced on Tuesday, Aug. 31. To qualify for the Excluded Workers Fund (EWF), workers had to obtain an ITIN…

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Reminder: Excluded Workers Fund (EWF) is now accepting applications

Reminder: The Excluded Workers Fund is now accepting applications. This first-come, first-serve program will provide financial relief to New Yorkers who were left out of previous federal benefit programs.

Apply now: dol.ny.gov/ewf

Documents submitted are NOT public record & will be used solely for the EWF program.

Watch this step-by-step walk through of the application process and apply today.


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