SStates across the United States are seeking to provide a additional economic boost to their citizens in difficult times, with various forms of dunning checks and the benefits prepared by governments to alleviate the financial blow caused by COVID-19 and the subsequent government measures imposed on its back.
News from state financial aid will arrive as a welcome relief for families across the country, especially with a poor labor market after some 18 months of difficulties.
As a result, families across the United States are eager to know whether or not they will be eligible for such aid, and that’s why we’ve decided to take a look at what various states are up to in regards to dunning checks and other forms of economic aid.
Below we have described the states where dunning checks are either being prepared or debated, or when money is already distributed to residents. We will also explain how to qualify for these fourth dunning check.
Pacing Check Status – Updated Pacing List
Although the deadline for sending money is December 31, various states are already in check mailing process where they are needed most. Below we go through the different states and explain the situation regarding dunning checks in each.
Residents of Alaska may be eligible for additional funds through the federal state’s Extended Benefit program, which may provide still 13 to 20 weeks of checks. This, however, is only possible for certain residents and it depends on the amount of money already claimed. Additionally, Alaskans are awaiting updates on what will happen with the annual oil wealth checks.
The situation in Arkansas is still very uncertain, with the state government of Arkansas currently embroiled in a legal battle with its own residents over the end of the federal unemployment benefits that were worth $ 300 a week. Until this battle is resolved, any discussion of a fourth check will probably have to wait.
California – Golden State Stimulus
As it stands, California is the only state to have sent a dunning check of their own money in the form of Golden State Stimulusbecause the state has a budget surplus due to its tax system. Residents earning $ 30,000 to $ 75,000 per year are entitled to $ 500 or $ 600, as well as $ 500 payable to households with dependent children. (Learn more about the Californian stimulus).
Since September 17, these Golden State Stimulus Payments have started mailing to eligible citizens across California, but if you expect to receive the check in the mail, these will be mailed starting October 5.
People who have received at least unemployment benefit between March 15, 2020 and October 24, 2020, will receive $ 375. However, those with higher incomes who are entitled to more than 500 Employment Benefits per week will not be eligible.
Florida Stimulus Controls
Most teachers and administrators have been assigned a $ 1,000 payment, although things are still in development.
Georgia’s plan is generous, and full-time teachers and administrators pocket $ 1,000, while part-time teachers will take $ 500. Pre-K educators will also likely have some payouts to claim.
All states and local taxes on unemployment benefits have been repealed, and stimulus payments of $ 500 for families and $ 300 for applicants Earned income tax credit have also been adopted into law.
Some $ 700 million has been set aside for farm workers and meat packers and about $ 20 million will go to grocery store workers, with funds provided by the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021.
Mississippi was one of the first states where the unemployment benefits stimulus payments finished earlier and there are currently no plans to pay out more stimulus checks. It is one of the states where a further round of payments seems unlikely.
In an effort to boost the economic situation of Michigan residents, the state began sending $ 500 risk premium bonuses to their teachers.
In New Mexico, there is a program that plans to distribute five million dollars residents who were not eligible for federal payments.
In New York, there is a $ 2.1 billion fund for undocumented workers who could not claim financial aid via the federal stimulus. To be eligible, you will need to be a resident of the state and have earned less than $ 26,208 in 2020.
In addition, the New York City Artist Corps will support local artists in the form of a one-time payment that will be distributed in October.
Controls 1000 dollars will be sent to teachers, labeled as risk bonuses, and part-time teachers will receive $ 500.
Nothing statewide has been confirmed, but Fort Worth and Arlington increase the salary of district employees by four percent. Denton and Mansfile will increase their wages by two percent, while Denton employees will also receive a bonus of $ 500. In Irving, a $ 2,000 payment will be given to staff returning to class in September.
In West Virginia, there are over 7,700 unclaimed dunning checks, Child tax credit and others.