Several states offer surprise stimulus checks to residents


The Americans who suffered from the ill effects of Covid pandemic survived the period with generous help from the US administration. The Congress and state governments offered various stimulus packages to the people, offering help and assistance to overcome the stressful period.

Before the holiday period, some of the states have been offering new checks.

Eligible groups living in 14 states are set to receive bonus cash. Three direct federal payments totaling a maximum of $3,400 have been sent as part of President Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan.

A lot of states have their own stimulus programs. The local governments will determine the eligibility and qualifying process to receive the fourth stimulu check.

The people who are living in Michigan, Maryland, and Tennessee states can expect to receive $500 checks.

The out-of-work residents in Arizona are using the state’s back-to-work program. The people who can go for work on a part-time basis are eligible for $1,000 and those returning to full-time workers are expected to get $2,000.

In California, the Golden State Stimulus package is there for residents. As per the requirement, people should have filed their 2020 tax return by October 15.

Around 4.5 million residents received their checks as of October 31, while the remaining checks are being sent by mail.

People who have children under the age of 18 and have a salary of $30,000 to $75,000 per year in California can receive $600.

Meanwhile, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont announced the Back to Work program for $1,000 in stimulus checks. The program, which started on May 30, 2021, will continue until December 31, 2021.

Teachers and principals will receive $1,000 in stimulus cash in Florida.

In Georgia, teachers and principals will receive $1,000 in stimulus cash.

Meanwhile, those living in Idaho are eligible for a one-time income tax rebate.

More than half a million residents received cash – the average check was $248, media reports pointed out.

A committed effort from the governments in offering stimulus packages is a relief for people.


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