Frequently Asked Questions Golden State Stimulus 2 questions including “when will I get it” answered.
SACRAMENTO COUNTY, Calif. — On July 12, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed budget laws totaling $100 billion, including the second Golden State Stimulus economic aid program to ease the burden exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic.
Here are some frequently asked questions from viewers sent to ABC10.
TOP 5 QUESTIONS:
1) When will the money be distributed and how?
ANSWER: The California Franchise Tax Board says the Golden State Stimulus II checks will go out in September 2021. It will be distributed by either direct deposit or check.
2) What about Social Security seniors?
ANSWER: Andy Imparato, the executive director of Disability Rights California, told ABC10 that the state has decided that the Golden State Stimulus will go to those on Supplemental Security Income (SSI), but not those with SSDI.
3) What about couples with an income of 100,000?
ANSWER: The incentive payment is provided per declaration, not per household/residence. According to the California Franchise Tax Board, individuals living in the same home could receive a stimulus payment (as long as they both qualify). You can receive this payment if you earn $75,000 or less and file your 2020 tax return.
4) Am I Eligible for the Golden State Stimulus?
ANSWER: According to the California Franchise Tax Board, to meet qualifications, you can receive this payment if you earn $75,000 or less and file your 2020 tax return.
5) What else was included in Newsom’s budget deal along with the second Golden State Stimulus?
ANSWER: In addition to the $600 incentive payments sent to those earning between $30,000 and $75,000, it also sends $500 to families with children and $1,000 to undocumented families with children, who have not received federal incentive payments in the past.
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