Stimulus Checks for December will be made in the last week of the month with up to $1000 being able to be claimed, here’s how you can find out if you’re eligible.
A stimulus refers to a financial injection into the economy by the government aimed at boosting economic activity, employment, or providing relief during times of economic hardship.
Stimulus packages often involve measures like direct payments to individuals, extended unemployment benefits, funding for infrastructure projects, tax credits, or loans to businesses.
These packages are typically enacted during recessions, economic downturns, or in response to crises, such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
The objective is to stimulate consumer spending, support businesses, and stabilize the economy by injecting funds to alleviate financial strains and promote economic recovery and growth.
Which states are offering stimulus? How long for?
Alabama is offering a refund for those who filed a 2021 Individual Income Tax return through October 17, 2022. 1.9m residents could be eligible and the refund amounts to $150 per person.
Georgia will honor HB 2023 that was enshrined in law in March, providing a state excise tax refund for Georgians who filed tax returns in 2021 and 2022.
Georgians affected by Hurricane Idalia can apply until February 15, 2024. It’s worth $250 per individual.
Montana will issue a Personal Income Tax refund on December 31, 2023 worth up to $1250 for individuals and $2500 for married couples.
Washington have until December 31 to apply for a Working Families Tax Credit offering between $300 and $1200 depending on details.
Further financial aid offers
New Mexico will allow taxpayers to claim $500, or $1000 if they’re joint filers, based on their Personal Income Tax return. Eligible residents have until May 31, 2024 to file the 2021 tax return.
If the document was filed in November, then they could receive their money in December so make sure to check online here: 2023 Rebates for NM families: Taxation and Revenue New Mexico.