Stimulus Update: November Child Tax Credit, Maine’s AGI Checks & Golden State Checks For Social Security Recipients

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While a fourth stimulus check to all Americans is off the table despite petitions garnering more than 4 million signatures, there are still stimulus checks being handed out.

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In fact, some residents in Maine received two stimulus payments today  — their child tax credit benefit along with an adjusted gross income refund of $285 to married couples filing jointly making $150,00 or less, heads of household making $112,000 or individuals with an income of $75,000 or less.

November’s child tax credit payments were sent out Monday, Nov. 15 to parents across the country. According to a tweet from the Treasury Department, since the program began in July, about $77 billion went directly to parents. In addition, if expanded, the program will continue to lift out of poverty, dropping it 40% annually.

There are still more parents eligible for the credit, but today is the last day to sign up to receive it. Click here to find out how.

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It’s not just parents getting good news, but California seniors as well. Social Security beneficiaries who worked part-time in 2020 and have an adjusted gross income between $1 and $75,000 will receive a Golden State II check up to $1,100 ($600 for themselves and $500 for a qualifying dependent).

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Other states are still sending out money, and there are still quite a few programs to help you financially, so be sure to check if you qualify for any.

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