Artists and Self-Employed Covid-19 Benefits
People who work and get a W-2 have filed for unemployment benefits in a tidal wave of website-crashing benefit claims. Through Thursday, there were already 26.5 million claims filed for unemployment benefits. And most states have not been able to process anywhere near all the people attempting to file. Let's figure the real total at somewhere north of 30 million now (that's 20% of the whole work force). But artists and self-employed people, professionals and gig workers, don'