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Stimulus Check

Nearly 800,000 new instant payments are sent

A fourth stimulus check isn’t in the works through Congress, meaning new federal payments to Americans won’t be made anytime soon. However, for some lucky California residents, money is still at stake in the coming days, thanks to the latest round of Golden State Stimulus II checks.

The $1,100 payments will go to about 784,000 people, according to the California Franchise Tax Board, of which 750,000 will be sent by mail as of Monday, and additional 34,000 payments will go to bank accounts as of Friday.

KTLA reports that the new payments will be sent to eligible taxpayers whose zip codes have the last three digits from 376 to 584, as well as those of the last batch of zip codes that went from 221 to 375.

The next round of mailed payments for zip codes 585 to 719 will begin on November 29.

Those with reported earnings of $1-$75,000 in 2020 with a valid Social Security Number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number who are not claimed as dependents are eligible for the payments.

Lucky Californians getting money from the state aren’t the only ones who may receive money before 2021 comes to an end.

Those who qualify but have not yet received payments through the expanded child tax credits can still get up to $1,800 before 2021 ends, but only if they provide the necessary information to the IRS by November 15. Those people are parents who have not filed tax returns for 2020 because they are not making enough money for it.

Those who don’t file for the tax credits before the deadline can claim the full amount — as much as $3,600 per child under the age of 6 and $3,000 per child aged 6-17 — on their 2021 taxes next year.

Those who already receive the extended payments will also receive the fifth of six deposits on November 15.

Representation. A COVID-19 stimulus check. Photo: Pixabay