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Michiganders unemployed due to COVID-19 may be eligible for collections assistance

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Posted at 9:18 AM, Mar 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-20 10:24:31-04

(WXYZ) — The Michigan Department of Treasury is offering collections assistance to Michiganders who have been recently unemployed with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Those who have been laid off or had their place of employment closed due to COVID-19 should reach out and call 517-636-5265 to see what options are available.

“Our first and foremost priority is the health and safety of Michiganders,” State Treasurer Rachael Eubanks said. “If you are currently unemployed or are facing other hardships due to the COVID-19 emergency and are paying on a state tax debt, please contact us so we can work with you during this difficult situation.”

To learn more about Michigan’s taxes and the collections process, go to www.michigan.gov/taxes

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