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New Bozeman Non-Profit for Corona Donations

Posted by Mark Corner on March 24, 2020 in  Corona Virus Resources
In response to the Corona Virus crisis, two local organizations launched a new community response fund.  The Greater Gallatin United Way and the Bozeman Area Community Foundation launched the Southwest Montana COVID-19 Response Fund to rapidly mobilize resources to meet the needs of our community.  The fund will initially focus on 5 areas: food and supplies distribution, emergency housing, emergency financial assistance, health and wellbeing, and programs and supplies needed to meet the crisis response.&n... read more
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Gallatin County Now Has 16 Corona Virus Cases

Posted by Mark Corner on March 24, 2020 in  Corona Virus Resources

On Sunday March 22nd, Gallatin County had 10 cases of the Corona Virus.  By Monday night March 23rd the total had jumped to 16 cases.  The 4 newest cases did not have any travel outside of Montana indicating the virus had spread through Community Transmission.  This is why health officials are still suggesting we practice "Social Distancing" as much as possible.

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Montana Real ID Deadline Extended to 2021

Posted by Mark Corner on March 24, 2020 in  Corona Virus Resources

President Trump has agreed to extend the driver's license Real ID deadline for Montana to September 30, 2021.  Amid all the DMV office closures due to the Corona Virus, it would be difficult for all Montanans to change their driver's licenses to be Real ID compliant by October 1, 2020.  The new Montana Real ID driver's licenses display the white and gold star in the upper right hand corner.  Senator Steve Daines has introduced a bill in the Senate for this extension.

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Gallatin County Corona Cases Reach 10

Posted by Mark Corner on March 22, 2020 in  Corona Virus Resources

By 5 pm Sunday evening March 22nd, the Gallatin County Corona cases reached 10.  The latest two cases are unique because the infected parties did not have recent travel from outside the state or outside of the U.S.  They contracted Corona from someone locally.  Something the Gallatin County Health Department is keeping a close eye on and trying to track where the 2 new cases have been within the community.  There are 34 cases this evening across the state of Montana.

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Tax Filing Deadline Changed to July 15th

Posted by Mark Corner on March 22, 2020 in  Corona Virus Resources

President Trump had extended the Tax Filing Deadline from April 15th to July 15th with no penalties or interest for taxes owed or paying the April 15th quarterly estimates.  And in Montana, Governor Bullock followed suit and extended the Montana Tax Filing Deadline to July 15th as well with no penalties or interest for taxes owed.  They recommend that if you are expecting a refund, please file as soon as possible and refunds are still being processed now.

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