Some states are utilizing the remaining stimulus funds to send stimulus checks to their residents. California is one of those states that started this distribution as more direct aid was unlikely from the federal.
The GS Stimulus is quite important as it helps the people who were hit by the pandemic and it supports California’s economic recovery. It will place money in the hands of the needy and help them spend the same on basic necessities.
California had passed a 100 billion dollar Comeback Plan that included a second round of checks. The first round was sent in spring and aimed at the people who made less than $30,000.
The People Who Can Qualify For The Stimulus Checks
The residents with children who received the first payment, qualified for $500 in the second round. The people without children who did not receive the first stimulus checks were eligible for $600. The taxpayers bearing children who failed to get the first stimulus checks qualified for $1,100.
Almost 2/3rd of the residents have qualified for the stimulus check.
The residents must have an AGI of less than $75,000 for 2020 in order to qualify for the stimulus checks. Also, they should have a residence in California for more than half of 2020 and should also be a resident on the date, the stimulus payment is issued.
The people with ITIN who make below $75,000 also get another $1,000 payment if they failed to receive the first round of stimulus checks.
California is estimated to dispatch $12 billion stimulus payments from the total $100 billion state package. The relief is aided by a resurgent economy where a surge was observed in the state’s revenues.
New Mexico has also started sending the stimulus check to its residents. Around 4,000 low-income households will receive a payment of $750. These are the families that did not receive the federal stimulus checks.
The latest $1 trillion infrastructure package does not include additional payments neither is the $3.5 trillion legislation that will be passed by the Democrats.