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803,000 stimulus checks totaling $563 million sent this week, is one $1,100 check yours?

California residents can expect their second round of stimulus checks to be sent this week, 803,000 to be exact.

The checks total about $563 million and started going out Nov. 29.

800,000 checks totaling $561 million were sent according to The Sun.


There are also 3,000 direct deposits this round worth $2.4 million.

Direct deposits can appear within a few business days and checks will take up to 3 weeks.

There have been around 3.5 million checks and 3.8 million direct deposits to date.

Related: Americans can get $1,000s in state stimulus support across the country, here’s how it works


The 7.1 million payments add up to about $5.1 billion dollars. 9 million payments are expected to be sent in all.

The checks will go out every two weeks until every eligible resident has gotten one.

The checks are worth $600 to $1,100 for residents earning $75,000 or less.

Those that were eligible for the first round but did not get one may get an additional $500.

Related: Stimulus checks to go out before Christmas as a surprise, are you getting up to $2,000?


How do I qualify for a Golden State Stimulus check?

In order to qualify you must have filed your 2020 taxes by Oct. 15 of this year.

You must have an AGI of $1 to $75,000 for the year 2020.

Your wages must have been $0 to $75,000 for 2020.

You need to have been a California resident for at least half of 2020 as well as be a resident when the payment is issued.

Related: Do I need to pay back stimulus checks the IRS sent me by mistake?


The way you’ll get the check will likely be the way you chose to receive your tax refund.

Direct deposits were mostly issued between Sept. 1 and Oct. 31. If you did not file your taxes until after Sept. 1 then you can expect an additional 45 day wait.

Paper checks are being sent based on the last three digits of your zip code.



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