In the face of rising inflation and a summer travel season marked by record-high petrol prices, some states are turning to budget surpluses or other measures to assist struggling residents.
More than a dozen states have already distributed rewards or will do so soon.
When Will You Get Your Inflation Relief Checks?
Payments are usually conditional on taxpayers filing state taxes. Those who requested file extensions are usually still eligible, but their payouts will be received later than those who paid their taxes on time.
California Governor Gavin Newsom said that millions of households will get payments of up to $1,050, with the amount changing according to income and filing status.
Single filers will receive between $200 and $350, with an additional $200 for at least one dependant. Additional dependents are not eligible for additional stimulus.
Joint filers will receive $400 plus $200 for dependents and $700 plus $350 for dependents.
California residents who qualify can expect to get their payouts between October 2022 and January 2023.
Individual filers in Colorado who qualify will receive $750, and joint filers will earn $1,500 as part of the Colorado Cash Back tax rebate. Those who filed their taxes by June 30th will be paid by the end of September. Those who fulfill the Oct. 17 deadline for extensions will receive their cheques by the end of January 2023.
Delaware House Bill 360 provided $300 payments to all adult Delaware residents, including those who did not submit tax forms. Those who filed their 2020 tax returns in May received their payments. Those that filed 2021 tax returns will be paid throughout the summer.
Every adult resident of the state of Delaware, including individuals who didn’t file tax returns, was authorized to receive $300 payments under Delaware House Bill 360. Payments were made in May to those who submitted 2020 tax returns. Payments for those who submitted 2021 returns will be made over the summer.
Approximately 59,000 low-income Florida families with kids will get one-time payments of $450 each whether they are foster parents, family caregivers (whether related or not), TANF beneficiaries, or Guardianship Assistance Program participants. Checks were anticipated to arrive between July 25 and August 7 in time for the state’s back-to-school sales tax holiday.
Idaho residents will get the greater of $75 or 12% of their 2020 income for each of their dependents. 25,000 payments each week were first made by the state in the final week of March. Payments made via direct deposit are made first, and payments made via check are made second.
Georgia started offering payouts in May for single filers up to $250, head-of-household filers up to $375, and joint filers up to $500. However, because of the volume, the Office of the Governor states that “it may take some time for all reimbursements to be processed.” The sum received is determined by the person’s tax obligation.
A $125 reimbursement for qualified taxpayers who filed 2021 taxes has already been approved by Indiana. Gov. Eric Holcomb authorized a $200 or $400 additional rebate for single filers on August 5. Everyone who was eligible for the first rebate is also eligible for the second. Early direct deposits were anticipated, on August 19.
Families in the state of New Mexico are eligible for payments up to $1,500, with payment amounts varied according to filing status and income. As of August 15, the state had distributed over 2.4 million payouts, but some are still coming in slowly.
Virginia residents who meet the requirements will get a one-time payment of $250 for single people and $500 for couples filing jointly. Payments for those who submitted by July 1 will be made by the end of October. To qualify for the rebate, all residents must file by November 1st.
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