With Federal stimulus checks a victim of Washington’s noxious political atmosphere, states have moved in to support residents who have been badly affected by the rising inflation. With the cost of gas and other consumer goods going through the roof, people have been forced to cut back on essential expenses.
The state stimulus checks have come in several forms, such as tax rebates, tax credits, cash payments, gas cards, and the good-old paper stimulus checks.
Several of the stimulus checks don’t even have an income bar, as with the federal stimulus check. Thus, in several states, all residents can enjoy the largesse of their state government.
States Have Outlined Various Forms Of Stimulus Check For Their Residents
States that have currently outlined stimulus check support for their residents include California. Governor Newsom has proposed gas cards that come preloaded and are worth $400. A family can get a maximum of two cards if they have more than a car. The residents of California can expect to get it within a couple of months.
Georgia’s residents will get a $250 individual tax rebate, while married couples filing jointly will get double that. Head of households will receive $375.
Residents of Hawaii are set to get a $ 300 payment given out from the state surplus.
Idaho tax filers will receive the highest of either 12% on the 2020 tax returns or $75.
Illinois residents will not have to pay the state grocery tax, which will be compensated through a $1.8B relief plan for 2023. Gas taxes will also be frozen for 6 months.
Maine’s residents earning less than $100,000 as single filers will get a relief stimulus check worth $850. Residents of Indiana will get an automatic refund of $125 sent directly to individual accounts.
Residents of New Mexico will get a bonanza of three payments in the summer. While tax filers will get a tax refund both in June and August, married couples who file jointly or as head of household will get $1,000. Residents who have filed their 2021 taxes are eligible while there is no income limit to this relief check.