MILLIONS of struggling Americans will receive a $1,050 stimulus payment by the end of this week.
Officials began rolling out tax refund payments for the middle class in October and will continue to be issued until January next year.
More than 20 million Americans in California are lining up to receive payment in total.
Californians lucky enough to pocket a Golden State I or Golden State II stimulus payment last year and a last name beginning with WZ will receive their debit cards no later than December 10.
Non-GSS recipients with last names beginning with A through K will receive their payments between now and December 17.
Aid payments will continue to be provided through January 14 and will be sent in two forms: by direct deposit or debit card.
The amount ranges from $200 to $1,050, but depends on an individual’s adjusted gross income.
Single filers earning $75,000 or less will pocket $700 if they have a dependent.
But joint petitioners with incomes of $150,000 or less and have a dependent will receive a check for $1,050.
Couples earning $500,001 or more are not eligible for the waiver payment.
According to the MCTR website, taxpayers eligible for payments include:
- 2020 tax return filed before October 15, 2021
- Meet California Adjusted Gross Income (CA AGI) limits.
- Were not eligible to be claimed as a dependent in the 2020 tax year
- Be a resident of California for six months or more of the 2020 tax year
- You are a resident of California on the date the payment is made
More than 6.9 million automatic deposits and 5.4 million debit cards have been issued so far as of December 2.
Officials expect about 95 percent of payments to have been sent by the end of this year.
Meanwhile, Hawaii has been sending discounts of up to $300 since the start of fall.
To claim your discount, you must file a 2021 tax return, which must be filed by December 31.
Idaho Governor Brad Little signed into law in September granting residents $500 million in tax refunds.
Individual taxpayers will line up to pocket $300 payments, while joint filers will receive $600 or 10 percent of their 2020 income taxes — whichever is greater.
Approximately 75,000 rebates will be sent weekly through March 2023.
But residents must file their tax returns by December 31 to qualify.