At present,  the virus is running rampant around most of the world.  Many countries are in a state of lockdown.   Only essential businesses are open.  The impact this has had on company profits and the share markets worldwide is enormous.  Many Governments have put packages in place to help their ailing economies.  Unfortunately, the general public usually suffers most.   If they do not or cannot, self-isolate, they are in the front line to contract the illness.   Loss of income is, of course, a massive worry for many.

At the end of March 2020, the IRS gave information about the latest Economic Impact payments.