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The vast majority of people who received an economic impact payment – the first and second IRS Rеfund Stimulus Chеck – do not need to take any action to receive the next round of payments. Those eligible for a third round of payments will be automatically mailed an additional check in the mail starting this month, the Treasury Department and IRS announced Friday.

Eligible taxpayers will be receiving an additional payment of up to $1,200 per individual and $2,400 per married couple, plus $500 for each qualifying child based on their tax returns filed in 2020 or 2021. To ensure that the correct amount is being sent to you, make sure to update your address on the IRS website if necessary or use the IRS2Go mobile app.

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A reminder to those who filed a 2020 tax return: The final second-round stimulus payment is an advance on a tax credit, so the amount will show up as income on your tax return. It’s important to have all of the information available when filing to avoid errors and slow processing of your return.

Consumer advocacy and banking groups are urging Congress to pass a standalone bill that would make the latest round of economic impact checks exempt from garnishment, which can affect families who have fallen behind on other debts such as child support. The CARES Act, which was passed in December, made the first two rounds of economic impact checks exempt from federal and state garnishment, but the third round isn’t.


Wet Pour Play SurfaceWet Pour Play Surface

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Wet pour play surface, also known as EPDM poured rubber is one of the most popular playground safety surfaces and is available in an incredible array of colors. It’s durable, springy, and a lot more comfortable to fall on than wood chips or recycled tire mulch. It also doesn’t splinter and is designed to meet critical fall height requirements.

The first layer, which is often referred to as the ‘wearing’ course is made of tough EPDM rubber granules that are mixed with polyurethane binder and can be laid to a variety of depths dependent on the equipment that is placed over it. The second layer, which is often referred to as a ‘top’ course, is made of finer EPDM rubber granules that can be installed in a variety of bright, long-lasting colors. The top and base layers are interlocked, forming an extremely strong bond that makes wet pour the most durable surface on the market.

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It can be used in a variety of settings, from schools to parks and playgrounds. The rubberised surface is also often utilized as an alternative to traditional tarmac, permeable concrete and hard paved areas in commercial premises, where it can provide a safe, non-slip, and comfortable walking surface.

The surface is easy to keep clean and maintain. Stains can be removed by hot water and a scrubbing brush or cloth and methylated spirits can be used to remove chewing gum. It can be easily drained in the event of an accident, and is also suitable for use with wheelchairs and pushchairs.