Many states provided some kind of support to their citizens during the pandemic’s peak, working with the federal government to provide economic impact payments.
The majority of stimulus distribution stopped three years after the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act) was enacted. Nonetheless, several nations are still providing aid because of a consistently unstable economy in addition to other financially taxing circumstances. I’m going to present you eight here.
You should get on filing your state’s income tax returns for 2021 and 2022 if you reside in Georgia and haven’t already. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) gave Georgian taxpayers who requested an extension until October 16, 2023, to file their taxes and be eligible for a possible one-time tax credit.
You must have had a tax liability for 2021 to be eligible. According to the Georgia Department of Revenue website, you do not need to be a resident of Georgia to be eligible, provided that you have paid state taxes. Your income and the taxes you pay determine how much of a refund you will receive. Single taxpayers may receive up to $250. Head of household filings are eligible for up to $375. Couples filing jointly may be eligible for up to $500.
The Human Services Department’s Economic Relief Payments, which started to be distributed on July 26, 2023, in the form of paper checks or ACH direct transfers, may have been available to you if you reside in New Mexico.
26,085 candidates who met the requirements for “very low income” received money. Individuals were given $500, and households and couples received a $1,000 one-time stimulus payment, according to the website of the New Mexico Human Services Department.
On the website of the Washington Department of Revenue, qualified employees are eligible to receive up to $1,200 in tax credits. The money is a component of the refund for the Washington Working Families Tax Credit. Low-income citizens of Washington who were employed in the state in 2022 may be eligible, but you must file a claim by December 31, 2023. Applying online is possible workingfamiliescredit.wa.gov/apply
A copy of your federal tax return, your Social Security number or individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN), and several personal details (such as your date of birth, residence, and family members’ names) are required to apply.
In November, Alabama will offer a one-time tax refund, as per AP News and other sources. Married couples can expect $300, while single taxpayers can anticipate a $150 windfall. This rebate is expected to benefit about 1.9 million residents of Alabama; however, to qualify, one must have submitted their 2021 taxes by October 17, 2022. The state will pay about $383 million for the funds, which will come from a $2.8 billion excess in the Education Trust Fund, the study states.
Residents of Illinois are eligible to collect up to $5,000 in unclaimed property checks, according to a new study from GOBankingRates. Over 66,000 people may be able to access the assets, which have an approximate total value of $47 million. Unclaimed property includes money or belongings that have become lost over time.
Look for a letter from the Illinois State Treasurer’s Office to claim your funds. After confirming your identification, you might need to finish one more security step. After that, a paper check will arrive in the mail.
Montanans who timely filed for their income and property taxes in 2021 and 2022 may soon receive or may have already received, rebates. To be eligible, your taxes must have been filed by October 1, 2023. Payments began in July and will be made until the deadline.
According to the Montana Department of Revenue Business & Income Tax Division, the following details are provided:
- A refund for individual income taxes paid in the 2021 tax year is offered by House Bill 192.
- A discount for property taxes paid in tax years 2022 and 2023 is offered by House Bills 222 and 816.
- Residents may be eligible for an income tax refund equivalent to the lesser of their state tax liability or $2,500 for joint filers ($1,250 for other classes) in addition to a property tax credit of up to $675.
With a strict deadline of October 1, 2024, Montana’s Business & Income Tax Division will start taking claims for the 2023 refund on August 15, 2024.
The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue website states that the application deadline for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program in Pennsylvania is approaching—December 31, 2023.
You must be 65 years of age or older, a widow/widower 50 years of age or older, or a disabled person 18 years of age or older in order to qualify. There are further income limits of $15,000 for renters and $35,000 for homeowners, however half of Social Security income is not included in this figure.
If you are eligible, this Pennsylvania Lottery-funded program might give you anywhere from $250 to $650, based on your income and whether you own or rent.
You might have already gotten your one-time tax refund if you reside in Minnesota. The payments were started by the state in mid-August, but if eligible individuals or couples haven’t received theirs yet, they may need to get in touch with the Minnesota Department of Revenue. Additionally, there is a substantial tax refund of up to $1,300.
The following are the pertinent figures:
- $520 for married couples with combined income tax returns of $150,000 or less that are filing jointly on income taxes or property taxes in 2021.
- $260 for everyone else with an adjusted gross income of $75,000 or less in 2021.
- An additional $260 for every dependent, up to a maximum of three.