Millions of Americans are set to receive stimulus checks worth up to $1,000 – depending on their state of origin.
Government payments were commonplace during the Covid-19 pandemic, when millions of jobs were disrupted and households struggled to keep up with their budgets.
While the majority of pandemic-era aid has ended, some states are still making payments — mostly in the form of tax and property refunds.
New Mexico and Montana, for example, are able to give rebates because they had surplus state budgets after receiving billions in pandemic relief from the federal government. Earlier this year, New Mexico took steps to put more than $673 million back in the pockets of residents, according to the Associated Press.
Here are the states where Americans can still get a check — and for how much.
While the majority of aid has ended, some states are still making payments – mostly in the form of tax and property refunds
Idaho plans to send about $500 million in 800,000 remittances by the end of this year, state officials announced in October 2022.
The 2022 Special Session refund is automatically granted to individuals who were full-year Idaho residents for 2020 and 2021 and filed taxes for those years.
Individuals will get $300, while families are set to get $600 — or 10% of a taxpayer’s 2020 income tax — whichever is greater.
Those who have not yet received payment can follow its progress on the official government site.
The state announced last year that about six million residents would receive income and property tax refunds.
While the deadline was October last year to submit details to qualify for reimbursement, state tax officials warned that it would likely take months for everyone to receive their checks.
The income tax refund for individuals is $50, up to $100 for couples filing jointly and up to $300 for families with dependents.
The property tax refund is a maximum of $300.
Bay State began paying tax refunds in November last year to 3 million eligible filers who qualify for a 14% reduction in their state income in 2021.
Residents who have not yet filed their 2021 return have until September 15 to file their return and receive their share.
Eligible Minnesotans will receive a one-time direct refund for the 2021 tax year after a recent update in state law.
The legislation, which was signed into law in May this year, provides payments of $520 for married couples filing jointly with incomes of $150,000 or less, or $260 for people with incomes of $75,000. $ or less.
Residents can update their address or bank information on the official state portal if details have changed since they filed their 2021 return.
Eligible Minnesotans will receive a one-time direct refund for the 2021 tax year
Montana homeowners will receive up to $1,350 in property tax rebates over the next two years, Gov. Greg Gianforte said last month.
“Property taxes are too high, which is why we prioritized and won immediate property tax relief for Montana people this legislative session,” Governor Gianforte said.
“Now is the time to build on the reforms to reduce the burden of property taxes over the long term.”
To qualify, a person must have lived in or owned a Montana residence for at least seven months in the past year and paid property taxes on that residence.
Residents can apply effective August 15 and all claims must be filed by October 1.
Late last month, state officials began making “economic relief” payments of $500 or $1,000 – totaling $15 million – to more than 26,000 residents.
Eligible low-income Americans should have received payments by direct deposit or postal check, and an email notification was sent to applicants not receiving payment.
“We know many families are struggling, so providing much-needed relief when prices have risen for food, energy and other basic necessities is critical,” said the Tax and Tax Secretary. to income, Stephanie Schardin Clarke.
The state also sent income tax refunds of $500 or $1,000 in late June to nearly a million residents who filed taxes in 2021, according to SCS.
Any state resident who has not yet filed a 2021 tax return has until May 31, 2024 to do so in order to receive payment.
A working family tax credit is now available for low-income Evergreen State residents.
Depending on the number of dependents in the household, the payment will vary between $50 and $1,200.
To be eligible, you must be a parent who lived in Washington State for at least half of the year in 2022 and filed a 2022 federal tax return.
Apply through the Washington State Department of Revenue until December 31, 2023.