The California bill – dubbed the Immediate Action Agreement, a version of the Golden State Stimulus plan that Newsom introduced last month – was approved by state lawmakers Monday. Along with the incentive payments, it includes funding for small businesses and adds funds for childcare and emergency financial assistance for community students. “As we continue to fight and recover from the pandemic, I am grateful for the partnership of the legislature to provide urgent help and support to California families and small businesses where it is needed most,” Newsom said in a press release last week.
If you’re one of California’s 40 million residents, you may be wondering, Am I eligible for an additional $ 600 payment? When will those checks be sent? How would my payment arrive? Here’s everything we know now. This story was recently updated.
I am a California resident. Am I eligible for a $ 600 incentive payment?
The law will send a total of 5.7 million payments to low-income Californians, according to the publication. The following California residents are eligible for a payment of $ 600:
- Those who qualify for the state earned income tax credit on their 2020 tax returns. Typically, this includes those with an annual income of less than $ 30,000, and some undocumented and Last year, 3.9 million people applied for the credit.
- Those with individual tax identification numbers, or ITINs, as opposed to Social Security numbers, who were banned from receiving a first federal stimulus check of up to $ 1,200, or a second federal incentive check of up to $ 600. The agreement provides for payments of $ 600 to households with ITINs and an income of less than $ 75,000.
- Households participated in the CalWorks public assistance program.
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- Recipients of a Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants, or CAPI.
Another detail: ITIN taxpayers who are also eligible for the California Earned Income Tax Credit would receive a total of $ 1,200. Payments will be made to these households shortly thereafter(Here is
When will my $ 600 stimulus check arrive? And will it be a check, direct deposit or something else?
Once Newsom signs the agreement into law on Tuesday, those eligible for the $ 600 payments should receive them 45 to 60 days after they receive their tax refund, according to the Franchise Tax Board, as reported by the Associated Press. In its press release last week, the Newsom office said payments for CalWorks households are expected in mid-April, and the timing for delivery for SSI / SSP and CAPI recipients is still under discussion with federal officials.
The money should automatically go to those who qualify for it, the AP reported, but it didn’t specify how the payment would go (for example, thearrived via or
Would this make me eligible for a third federal incentive check of up to $ 1,400?
The $ 600 payments in California are separate from President Joe Biden’s proposalfrom Assuming both checks passed, most California recipients of the $ 600 payment would likely be too , as the current for those below certain income limits and their family members.
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