See if you're eligible for $1,100 stimulus check arriving THIS WEEK


MILLIONS of eligible Americans will receive a second round of the Golden State Stimulus II payment worth $1,100, the California Franchise Tax Board announced.

The payments, released Friday, September 17, will reach direct deposit recipients first. 

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Payments will be released Friday, September 17

DO I QUALIFY?

To qualify for the second round of payment, you must file your 2020 taxes by October 15, 2021 and have been a California resident for more than half of the 2020 tax year and on the date the payment is issued.

Your California Adjusted Gross Income must be $1 to $75,000 for the 2020 tax year or wages of $0 to $75,000 for the 2020 tax year.

The first round of Golden State payments on August 27 released 650,000 payments, aimed towards low-income California residents.

A total of $12 billion in direct payments is slated to go out to qualifying residents, benefiting about two of every three Californians.

Those who qualify normally receive an additional $600 or $500 depending on their income and number of dependents.

Residents who do not claim dependents and did not receive the first round of payments can be granted $1,100 for the second stimulus payment.

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Officials call for patience as payments could be delayed

‘MORE REVIEW’

Payments will hit bank accounts via direct deposit on September 17 followed by mailed checks, arriving a few days later.

Officials call for patience as payments could be delayed.

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They “may need more review depending on the situation or information we have."

"This could include address changes, bank account changes, etc.," a post to the tax agencies website reads.

Gov. Gavin Newsom said the extra money should help residents of the state who suffered financial difficulties during the Covid-19 pandemic to get back on their feet, including low-income parents and self-employed workers.

Stimulus cash is also being provided to artists in New York and teachers in Tennessee.

Up to 2,000 artists will receive checks worth up to $5,000 and payments are expected to be sent out by October.

In Tennessee, $1,000 stimulus checks will be sent to teachers before the end of the year.

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