Some couples who file taxes together and earn less than $150,000 annually can get a $400 incentive check.
Illinois Republicans have proposed legislation that could give eligible residents a small boost just before Christmas.
If passed, single filers making less than $75,000 can get $200 and joint filers making less than $150,000 can get $400.
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The efforts are similar to what the federal stimulus controls wanted to do for Americans.
GOP state representative Tom Demmer stated the small amount could buy extra groceries or cover some utility bills.
Other states have made efforts to provide for their residents as well.
California residents are waiting for a new set of stimulus checks worth up to $1,100 to ship Nov. 29.
A total of 9 million will benefit from the Golden State Stimulus checks.
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To qualify, your AGI must be between $1 and $75,000 and your 2020 tax returns must be filed by October 15.
The checks will be sent based on zip codes, and this Monday residents with zip codes ending in 585-719 will begin sending their checks. They go out until December 13.
Social Security recipients can also expect an increase in their payments from January 2022 thanks to the increase in COLA.
The new average will rise to about $1,600.
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