Relief Checks: In Which States Can You
Still Request Direct Payments?
While many payment deadlines have passed during the month of October, some people are still eligible for payments, though many have a limited amount of time for residents to claim them.
Tax breaks were available in Colorado and Massachusetts until just a few days ago, but many residents in those states did not take advantage of them.
Fortunately, residents of other states can still claim some extra money this month to help them deal with inflation or any other financial difficulties.
Cook County, Illinois is one of many places where tax rebates are still available, but applications will only be accepted until October 21.
Other States Offering Tax Rebates
Those who qualify will receive a $500 direct monthly payment for two years. It is expected that 3,250 households will receive this payment.
Eligibility is based on a family income of 250% or less of the federal poverty level and the claimant being at least 18 years old.
Out of all of the residents who are qualified for the program, those who will take part in it will be chosen through a lottery system.
In Maine, Governor Janet Mills stated that the state will continue to issue tax rebate checks worth $850 to qualifying individuals and $1,700 to qualifying families until 2022.
Individuals must earn no more than $100,000 to qualify, while heads of households and couples filing jointly can earn between $150,000 and $200,000.
Over 300 families in Sonoma County, California will receive a $500 monthly payment if their household income is below 185% of the federal poverty level, depending on family size.