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Stimulus Checks November 2023: Checks are Arriving in These States This Month!

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In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, several states, in collaboration with the federal government, provided various forms of stimulus to their citizens through economic impact payments. Most stimulus distributions ceased three years after the CARES Act was enacted. However, some states continue to offer assistance due to ongoing economic instability and other financial pressures.

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The list provides an overview of which will likely send a Stimulus Check in November. These checks might be separate from checks released by the IRS.

**Stimulus Checks (State Wise)**

US Stimulus Checks November 2023

A Stimulus payment check, often called a stimulus check, is a payment sent by a government to its citizens to stimulate the economy. This is typically done during an economic downturn or crisis to encourage people to spend more, boosting economic activity.

Alabama

A one-time tax rebate will be issued in November, with single tax filers receiving $150 and married couples $300. Eligibility requires having filed 2021 taxes by October 17, 2022. The rebate, projected to reach approximately 1.9 million Alabamans, will be funded by a $2.8 billion surplus in the state’s Education Trust Fund, costing the state around $383 million.

Arizona

By November 15, Arizona taxpayers with dependents are slated to receive rebates.

For each dependent under 17, a rebate of $250 will be provided, capping at $750 for three dependents. Taxpayers with dependents aged 17 and above will receive $100 per dependent. The rebates, advocated for by the Arizona Freedom Caucus during earlier budget discussions, aim to utilize some state surplus funds to alleviate inflation impacts on residents.

Approximately 750,000 taxpayers who filed their 2021 tax returns and claimed a specific credit will benefit from these rebates. The disbursement will be executed through direct deposit or checks.

Georgia

Taxpayers who have not filed their state income tax returns for 2021 or 2022 are encouraged to do so to qualify for a potential one-time tax credit. The refund depends on income and taxes paid, with single taxpayers receiving up to $250, head of household filers up to $375, and married couples filing jointly up to $500.

Illinois

Residents may receive unclaimed property checks worth up to $5,000. Over 66,000 individuals could qualify for these funds, which total about $47 million. To claim, residents should watch for a letter from the Illinois State Treasurer’s Office and may need to verify their identity before receiving a paper check.

Minnesota

Residents may have already received a one-time tax rebate, which began distribution in mid-August. The rebate amounts up to $1,300, with specific amounts and eligibility criteria detailed in the official guidelines.

Montana

Residents may soon receive rebates on their income and property taxes for 2021 and 2022 if they filed by October 1, 2023. Rebates include up to $675 for property tax and/or an income tax rebate equal to the lesser of $2,500 for joint filers ($1,250 for other classifications) or their state tax liability.

New Mexico

Economic Relief Payments were distributed starting July 26, 2023, with 26,085 qualifying applicants receiving $500 for individuals and $1,000 for couples and households.

Pennsylvania

The Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program application deadline is December 31, 2023. Eligibility criteria and potential rebate amounts are mentioned on the official website.

Virginia

Virginia is offering a $200 tax rebate to individuals, contingent on having had tax liability in 2022 — implying a net amount was owed to the state post-accounting for tax credits, deductions, and subtractions. A singular rebate of $400 is being provided for those filing jointly.

Taxpayers submitting their returns by July 1 are expected to receive rebates by November 30. The cut-off date to file 2022 taxes for eligibility for the rebate is set for November 1.

Washington State

Eligible workers may receive up to $1,200 in tax credits as part of the Washington Working Families Tax Credit Refund. Applications must be submitted by December 31, 2023.

Stimulus Checks Eligibility Criteria:

Income Level:

  • The total amount of the stimulus check was typically available for individuals with an adjusted gross income (AGI) below a certain threshold (e.g., $75,000 for individuals and $150,000 for married couples filing jointly).
  • The payment amount decreased as AGI exceeded these thresholds, phasing out entirely at higher income levels.

Filing Status:

  • Different income thresholds are applied based on tax filing status (e.g., single, married filing jointly, head of household).

Dependents:

  • Additional amounts were often provided for qualifying dependents.
  • The definition of a qualifying dependent varied between different stimulus payments.

Tax Filing:

  • In some cases, individuals need to have filed a recent tax return to receive the stimulus payment.
  • Non-filers might have been required to submit information to the IRS through a non-filer portal or other means.

Social Security Number:

  • Generally, recipients and their dependents were required to have a valid Social Security number.

Citizenship Status:

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  • Typically, U.S. citizens and U.S. resident aliens were eligible.
  • Non-resident aliens, estates, and trusts were generally not eligible.

Other Criteria:

  • Some individuals, such as those who could be claimed as a dependent on someone else’s tax return, were ineligible.
  • In some instances, those with certain immigration statuses or those incarcerated were excluded.

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