THOUSANDS of Americans in Delaware are set to receive $300 worth of direct payments this summer.
The $240 million bailout is just one of nine programs available to insolvent residents amid the inflationary crisis.
In April, the Delaware legislature agreed to send $300 to all residents who filed state tax returns in 2020 or 2021.
The first round of checks was mailed in May, but as many as 150,000 Delawareans may still be waiting for the $300 rebate, Treasury Secretary Rick Geisenberger told Delaware Public Media.
That would mean nearly 20 percent of taxpayers who qualified for the reduction have not yet received it.
Geisenberger said: “We work with numerous other government agencies […] to identify other individuals in that state where we have Social Security Number information and to match it to individuals to whom we have already sent checks.
He hopes about 50,000 to 100,000 checks will be mailed to residents by October.
States across the country are offering financial packages to citizens.
Approximately 60,000 eligible Florida residents will automatically receive a $450 payment.
The checks should arrive between now and August 7, according to the Florida Department of Children and Families.
The payments are part of a program called Hope Florida – A Pathway to Prosperity.
Gov. Ron DeSantis wrote in a letter, “This one-time payment can be used for everything from buying diapers to filling up at the gas pump.”
Thousands of taxpayers in Hawaii are set to receive a one-time tax refund next month.
Those earning less than $100,000 per year get a $300 rebate.
If your income is above this threshold but below $200,000, you will receive $100.
A family of four could snag a $1,200 refund.
According to the Hawaii Department of Taxes, the refunds are expected to be sent out in the last week of August.
Those who receive paper checks have to wait three to four weeks longer for the money to arrive.
Millions of Colorado taxpayers are set to receive $750 in rebates.
But joint filers will pocket a $1,500 bumper.
Gov. Jared Polis estimates more than three million Coloradans will receive the payment.
The tax return deadline was June 30, but those who managed to get an extension have until October 17.
Payments will be sent by January 2023.
Officials in Maine have mailed rebate checks worth $850 per person and $1,700 for joint applicants.
In June, officials sent out as many as 200,000 rebate checks every week.
That would mean most payments would be made by the end of last month.
Gov. Janet Mills’ office said checks will be written on a rolling basis through the end of 2022.
In terms of income, an individual cannot exceed $100,000, while heads of household and couples can earn up to $150,000 and $200,000 respectively.
These are based on tax returns for 2021 to be filed by October 31st.
Hundreds of thousands of New Mexico residents are beginning to claim their second round of tax refunds.
The rebates, valued at $250 for singles and $500 for married couples or individuals filing as heads of household, are automatically granted to qualifying taxpayers who filed a 2021 income tax return (PIT).
Married couples filing joint statements, heads of household and surviving spouses must have income of less than $150,000 per year to be eligible for the cash.
The income threshold for single filers is less than $75,000 per year.
Families in Connecticut had until July 31 to apply for child tax credits worth $250 per child in a household.
The maximum amount Residents can receive is $750.
Any Connecticut parent who has at least one child age 18 or younger as a claimant for their 2021 taxes is eligible to receive the child tax credit.
Gov. Ned Lamont said he expects payments in August.
Direct deposits for Pennsylvania’s property tax refund program began July 1st.
Those targeted to benefit from the program include seniors 65 and older, widows and widowers over 50, and disabled Americans 18 and older.
The standard maximum discount is $650, but some homeowners may qualify for additional discounts of up to $975.
Renters and homeowners earning $8,000 or less receive a $650 rebate
Eligible residents of Chicago, Illinois can apply for $150 worth of transit and fuel cards each month.
The application deadline for the next round of cards is today – August 1st.
To apply, you must be a Chicago resident, be at least 18 years old, and have a current and valid city sticker with the correct shipping information for your vehicle.
Also, your income must be at or below 100 percent of the area median income for Chicago. That’s $93,200 for a four-person household.
Under the program, Chicago will issue up to 50,000 $150 prepaid fuel cards and 100,000 $50 prepaid transit cards that are deposited each month.
https://www.the-sun.com/money/5902521/direct-payments-relief-schemes-millions-americans/ $300 in direct payments is one of NINE assistance programs available to millions of Americans this summer