Fourth stimulus check update: 10 states offering payments, tax cuts, and gas checks

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  • Californians will receive a gas rebate of up to $400 in the form of a debit card.
  • Georgians who file their taxes are eligible for rebates ranging from $250 to $500.
  • New Mexico will send taxpayers several stimulus checks between $250 and $1,000.

Nearly a dozen states will provide stimulus payments to their residents amid high inflation and rising prices.

The federal stimulus check sent by the U.S. government has run out. Provisions such as an expanded child tax credit of up to $300 have ended as American families continue to grapple with inflation.

In response, several states across the United States have enacted legislation to pay stimulus payments to their residents.


In mid-March, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the following plans: gas rebate For car owners who own a vehicle registered in California, the rebate is a one-time payment of $400 and is sent in the form of a debit card.

Under the gas rebate program, each individual can receive up to two payouts. Families with two or more vehicles can only receive up to two payments. The offer is based on an individual’s vehicle registration.


Georgians who file their 2020 and 2021 taxes may be eligible for a rebate funded by the state’s surplus tax. that much one-time payment It is $250 for single filing, $375 for head of household, and $500 for married filing jointly. However, if the recipient owes the state in the form of non-payment of taxes or child support, the amount received may be lower.


Residents earning less than $100,000 may be eligible for a one-time allowance of $300. Depending on the number of dependents, your payment may increase. This is for a family of four living in Hawaii and earning less than $100,000 per year, up to a maximum $1,200 to boost the economy.


January Governor Brad Little approved the bill Send a check to the resident for $75 or 12% of the 2020 state tax, whichever is higher. The rebate was first sent out in March.


country is pgive a rebate To adults and their dependents this fall. The check is $100 for adults and $50 for dependents. In addition to the rebate, Illinois is pushing for a $300 property tax cut and a temporary freeze on school supply sales tax.


Indiana residents who filed their 2020 tax returns before January 2020 are eligible to receive: One-time support check worth $125. Married couples will be paid up to $250.


Individual taxpayers earning less than $100,000, head of households making less than $150,000, and couples living in Maine with annual income less than $200,000 are eligible for: One-time relief payment of $850 If you file your 2021 taxes by October 31st

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Governor Phil Murphy last year approved the following legislation: $500 check About 760,000 middle-class families in New Jersey. Recently, Murphy proposed adding workers who file their taxes with a tax identification number (TIN) and their spouses and dependents to the list of people eligible to receive money.

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New Mexico residents You will receive multiple checks. Individual taxpayers with income less than $75,000 in July and couples who file taxes for 2021 with less than $150,000 will receive the equivalent of $250 or $500 respectively.

New Mexico officials will also pay an additional $500 for singles and $1,000 for married people in June and August.

New York

Enacted by Governor Kathy Hochul Several budget relief plans This includes property tax relief of up to $970. The state has also enacted legislation that suspends the $0.16 gasoline tax that lasts through the end of the year.

The Fed’s stimulus measures have been credited with helping the US economy recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo: AFP / Daniel Slim

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