Congress sent the last federal stimulus payment in March of 2021, and it doesn’t look like they are opening their checkbook again anytime soon. But you could receive another stimulus check if you live in an area putting money in their residents’ pockets.
The federal government gave all states stimulus money to fund local economic recovery efforts following the American Rescue Plan initiative. They have until the end of 2024 to determine how they will use the funds or risk refunding the grant.
To collect any of the local economic stimulus checks, you must be a resident of that state.
Up to $1,050 for California Residents
California’s budget included a stimulus payment called the “Middle Class Tax Refund.” As the name suggests, your reported income determines your state stimulus check amount if you qualify. The state sent payments between October 2022 and January 2023.
The following are the income limits and corresponding stimulus payments amount as an individual taxpayer:
- Less than $75,000 – $350
- Between 75,001 and $125,000 – $250
- Between 125,001 and $250,000 – $200
You may have also been able to receive up to $350 more if you have at least one dependent child. Like the stimulus, the additional amount depends on your income bracket.
Double the income limits and payment amounts if you are a married couple filing jointly. You can receive the highest amount of $1,050 if you file jointly, make less than $150,000, and have one or more children.
Up to $750 Cash Back in Colorado
Colorado’s governor signed a taxpayer relief bill in May 2022 that would give residents a one-time payment just for filing their state taxes. The state may give you $750 as an individual filer or $1,500 if you are a married couple filing jointly.
To collect the rebate check, you must be at least 18 years of age and have been a full-year state resident. Additionally, you must have filed a state income tax return or applied and qualified for the Property Tax/Heat Credit (PTC) Rebate.
Delaware Residents Got $300
The state created the 2022 Delaware Tax Relief Rebate Program to provide each resident with a one-time payment of $300. You may have qualified for the stimulus check if you were 18 (as of December 31, 2021) and have filed a 2020 state income tax return.
Florida Families May Receive $450+
Hope Florida – A Pathway to Prosperity is a tax rebate program from the Florida Department of Children and Families that provides a one-time payment of $450 per child to approximately 59,000 Florida families.
The goal is to offset the inflation rate for families participating in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program or the Guardian Assistance Program.
Up to $500 for On-Time Georgia Taxpayers
The Georgia government is providing relief for taxpayers who file both their 2021 and 2022 state returns. The stimulus payments amount depends on your filing status:
- Up to $250 if a single filer
- Up to $375 if the head of household
- Up to $500 if married filing jointly
The state will send a tax stimulus check or direct deposit contingent on how it usually delivers your refund. However, the state may deduct a portion if you owe taxes, child support, or other types of payments.
Hawaiians Got Between $100 to $300
The governor of Hawaii passed two economic stimulus bills in June 2022; one to increase the state’s minimum wage and the other to put money back in Hawaii residents’ pockets.
As an individual tax filer, you may have received $300 if you earned less than $100,000 annually or $100 if you earned more. If you are a married couple filing jointly, you may have received $300 if you earned less than $200,000 annually or $100 if you earned more.
Another Tax Rebate in Idaho
In February 2022, the Idaho governor passed a law to reimburse full-year resident taxpayers. The Idaho state taxes relief bill will send the greater of:
- $75 per taxpayer and dependent.
- 12 percent of the reported taxes on line 20 of Form 40 (or line 42 of Form 43).
On September 1, 2022 House Bill 1 authorized another tax rebate of either $300 or 10% for qualified 2022 tax filers. To check stimulus payments’ status, use the “Where’s My Rebate” tool on the state tax website.
Up to $350 for Qualified Illinois Residents
The state may have sent you a stimulus check if you were an Illinois resident in 2021 with an income of less than $200,000 or $400,000 if married and filing jointly.
Residents with an income less than the limit for their filing status may have been able to receive $50 (or $100 for married couples), and parents could have got $100 per dependent, up to $300 or three dependents.
The state reports that stimulus payments direct deposit and checks will not go out until September 2022 and will take several months to reach every qualified taxpayer. But the deadline to submit information was October 17, 2022.
Indiana Residents May Reap Another $200 Refund
You may have received a stimulus payment from Indiana thanks to the state’s budget surplus. The state has already sent a one-time payment to its residents.
Now, Indiana has a $200 refundable tax credit for qualified taxpayers who file a 2022 state income tax return before the end of 2023. Residents may qualify for the refund if they received Social Security benefits in 2022 and are not someone’s elses claimed dependent.
$850 for Low- to Moderate-Income Maine Taxpayers
Maine is sending economic stimulus checks to full-time residents with incomes less than the limit. The following are the 2021 limits based on tax filing status:
- Single filer – $100,000
- Head of household – $150,000
- Married filing jointly – $200,000
The tax relief rebate is a one-time payment of $850, and married couples filing together could receive a single payment of $1,700. The deadline for residens to file their 2021 state tax income returns was October 31, 2022.
Minnesota Frontline Workers Can Get $750
Minnesota offered economic stimulus checks to frontline workers who worked for at least 120 hours in the state between March 15, 2020 and June 30, 2021. To qualify for the stimulus check, your annual income must be less than $175,000 if you had direct patient-care or $85,000 if you did not have direct patient-care.
However, the state stopped accepting applications for the payment on July 22, 2022.
Relief for Renters and Homeowners in New Jersey
The state govenor announced the ANCHOR Propert Tax Relief Program to replace the Homestead Rebate Program. The application deadline was February 28, 2023 to claim up to $1,500.
Two Tax Rebates in New Mexico for Up to $1,500
New Mexico approved two state stimulus payments for residents who filed a 2021 state income tax return and have income under the limit for their tax filing status. The first refundable income tax rebate of $250 is for single filers with incomes less than $75,000.
Heads of household, married couples filing jointly, and surviving spouses with incomes less than $150,000 may receive a payment of $500.
The second stimulus payment is $500 for all single filers and $1,000 for heads of household, married couples filing jointly, and surviving spouses, regardless of income.
If you do not file taxes, you may still qualify for a relief payment of $500 to $1,000, depending on your filing status if you were to file (single, married, etc.). However, the relief payments are on a first-come, first-served basis until the state stratifies the $20 million designated for the effort.
$600 for Low-Income Oregon Taxpayers
The Oregon Department of Revenue sent a one-time stimulus payment of $600 to qualified residents between June 23 and July 1, 2022. You may qualify if all of the following are true:
- You lived in Oregon for the last six months of 2020.
- You receive the Oregon Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).
- You are not a dependent on someone else’s return.
- You filed your 2020 tax returns by December 31, 2021.
Income limits for EITC are $100,000 for single filers and $200,000 for heads of household and married couples filing jointly. The funds for the state taxes relief come from federal pandemic aid.
Up to $800 for Qualified South Carolina Taxpayers
To provide relief for taxpayers, South Carolina reduced its tax rate and restructured the income-tax brackets. The state plans to spend $1 billion in tax rebates to a third of tax-paying residents for up to $800.
You may qualify for the payment if you had a tax payment, but you will not receive the rebate if the state owed you a refund.
Virginia Taxpayer Relief
Virginia is delivering taxpayer relief with a rebate if you are a resident who had a tax liability in 2021. You may receive $250 as an individual filer or $500 if you are a married couple filing jointly.