- This Tuesday, California will send 705,000 stimulus payments of up to $ 1,100 to residents.
- The cash will come from federal funds provided for economic recovery after the pandemic.
- Payments will range between $ 600 and $ 1,100 and will be given to low-income residents.
California will send 705,000 stimulus checks of up to $ 1,100 to residents who earn less than $ 75,000 annually this Tuesday. According to the office of Governor Gavin Newsom, approximately two-thirds of the state’s residents should be paid.
The cash will come out of federal funds for economic recovery after the pandemic, designated for California, as well as a surplus of $ 75.7 billion. Residents can expect to receive their money in the form of a direct deposit or paper check.
California Will Send Stimulus Checks Up To $ 1,100 This Tuesday
According to Andrew LePage, a representative from the state tax agency’s Office of Public Affairs, about 330,000 of the payments will be delivered via direct deposit, while about 375,000 will be sent as paper checks.
Payments began at the end of August and checks worth between $ 600 and $ 1,100 were distributed to low-income residents who claimed the California Earned Income Tax Credit, mostly with annual incomes less than $ 30,000. The Sun.
To be eligible, residents must have filed taxes
To be eligible for this stimulus check, California residents must have filed a 2020 tax return showing adjusted gross income of less than $ 75,000 for tax year 2020, before October 15, 2021.
Taxpayers must also have a valid Social Security number to claim the cash and must not have received the first payment, according to the National Interest. The California Franchise Tax Board (CFTB) has stated that this will be a first batch and will be distributed by zip code.
They warn that payments may be delayed
If you don’t get paid in the next few days, don’t despair. The tax board warns that payments may appear in bank accounts a few days late. LePage said those waiting for a paper check payment can wait up to three weeks after their check is mailed.
If you are eligible but are not sure how much you could receive, the state of California has also launched an online estimating tool that helps residents determine how much they should receive through their stimulus check.
Checks by mail
The authorities have asked citizens eligible to receive the check to have a little patience, as their money could take time. “Please allow up to three weeks to receive paper checks once they are mailed,” they asked.
Meanwhile they warned that the deadline to claim the help of the Golden State Stimulus II is approaching. “To make sure you receive your payment, file a complete 2020 tax return by October 15, 2021“, The authorities recalled.
How to apply for my Golden State II aid?
According to California Governor Gavin Newsom, two out of three Californians are eligible for the aid program. Golden State II, so check the requirements to find out if you are one of the lucky ones. MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROGRAM.
Haven’t received your check? You can still request it. Remember that the first requirement to qualify for the second check in California is to file a 2020 tax return before the October 15, 2021.
Requirements to receive the $ 600 check
Of course, you will also have to meet other requirements to receive payment, such as have been a resident of the state of California for more than half of the 2020 tax year and within the jurisdiction at the time the payment is issued.
Another requirement for eligibility is the gross income in California. Anyone who has declared an adjusted gross income of $ 1 to $ 75,000 dollars in fiscal year 2020 or who has indicated that he received a salary of $ 0 to $ 75,000 in fiscal year 2020 is eligible for this financial aid.
Who qualifies for the Golden State II check?
This is the second stimulus check issued in California. For Golden State II, those who earned $ 75,000 or less last year are eligible to receive up to $ 600 dollars, and $ 500 additional dollars for those with at least one dependent, explained Ktla 5.
Some Social Security recipients may also be eligible for the Golden State II payment, as long as Social Security is not their only form of income and they have an adjusted gross income of $ 75,000 or less (Social Security income is not included in AGI: adjusted gross income).
Track my payment
The IRS recommended to those waiting for their $ 600 check to use the IRS tool to track their payments, which could come through direct deposit or paper checks. This last option could take longer to arrive.
To find out where your money is you must visit the IRS page and enter the tool Get my payment. There you can find out if the IRS sent a check to you, when, how much and what method of payment they used, reported The Sun. Read more here.
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