Here’s the reason you do NOT get a stimulus check or tax refund by mail today
Here’s the reason you do NOT get a stimulus check or tax refund by mail today

Here’s the reason you do NOT get a stimulus check or tax refund by mail today

AMERICANS who are still waiting for their stimulus checks and tax refunds to come should not expect them to come today.

That’s because there is no ordinary mail delivery on President’s Day.

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Stimulus checks and tax refunds are not a priority on the federal holiday

You can also expect your local post office and courier to be out of order today, according to US Postal Service Holiday Calendar.

The USPS will reopen its doors tomorrow, February 22, at the usual times.

A service that stays running President’s Day is Priority Express Mail, which operates all year round.

Unfortunately, stimulus check and tax returns is not a priority on the federal holiday.

In addition, stimulus checks was not sent out on Columbus Day, Veterans Dayand Martin Luther King Day for the same reason.

The latest stimulus checks, sent out at the federal level, were worth up to $ 1,400.

While a fourth federal payment seems unlikely, millions of Americans are still owed stimulus checks.

Along with federal, this includes state and city stimulus.

For example, California’s public affairs office told The Sun earlier this month that the state issued nearly 139,000 stimulus checks via mail and direct deposit on January 28th.

It is unclear whether the state has issued more stimulus checks since then.

Payments are under two stimulus programs: Golden State Stimulus I and Golden State Stimulus II.

These payments are worth up to $ 1,200 and $ 1,100 respectively.

Plus, there are different cities and states to offer universal basic income – a set of recurring payments that individuals receive from the government.

Can you still claim your stimulus checks?

If you owe a federal stimulus check worth up to $ 1,400, you can claim it on your money back in tax this year.

This includes the following groups of Americans:

  • Parents who had a baby in 2021
  • Families who have added a breadwinner on their 2021 tax return
  • Individuals and couples who earned more than $ 80,000 and $ 160,000 respectively in 2020, but less than that amount in 2021
  • Eligible family members who died in 2021 and did not receive their full stimulus payment

For Californians who believe they are eligible and still have not received stimulus payments, there may be one reason.

Some tax returns need “further processing to ensure eligibility.”

In the meantime deadline for submitting a tax return for California residents who applied for an individual taxpayer identification number was Feb. 15.

Californians must also allow up to three weeks before paper checks arrive.

What about tax returns?

The tax filing season for Americans opened in late January.

That deadline for filing tax for most Americans this year is Monday, April 18th.

However, those who are unable to file in a timely manner may request a six-month extension before the deadline.

Pr. February 11, the average tax refund in 2022 is $ 2,323, according to Internal Revenue Service.

Another way you can make free money is by making claims child tax deduction on your tax return.

Here are also three scenarios when you may receive a fourth federal stimulus payment in 2022.

Plus, check out eight ways you can Get stimulus checks and other payments this month.

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