Many Americans are awaiting their stimulus checks or payments that are set to be sent before Christmas.
These payments may be sent as a one time stimulus check or as part of a universal basic income program. If a UBI program, they will be sent as recurring payments.
Either way, these Americans can expect some extra help for the holidays.
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Here are 7 states and cities expected to send money to its residents
Around 9 million people in all will see payments, with many already paid.
Residents making under $75,000 per year that filed their taxes by Oct. 15 can expect a payment.
Florida is considering sending payments to their first responders and teachers worth $1,000.
The program will benefit 175,000 teachers and 3,600 principals.
In Maine, over 500,000 residents started receiving payments worth $285.
These residents made $75,000 per year if filing single and $150,000 if married.
The payments began Nov. 15 and will continue through the end of the year.
In Maryland, residents are receiving stimulus checks under the RELIEF Act.
These families will get between $300 and $500.
422,531 residents in all saw a check, but some are still owed the payment.
98% were paid the amount in Feb., with 7,811 being returned.
To qualify you must make less than $75,000 single or $150,000 married.
Those that claimed the Earned Income Tax Credit on their 2019 tax returns were eligible.
Seattle is offering stimulus relief worth up to $3,000 through the Seattle Relief Fund.
The deadline to apply was Nov. 15.
To qualify you must be 18 or older and have an income under 50% of the Seattle area’s median income.
Columbia, South Carolina has started sending payments of $500 per month to low income fathers.
100 fathers were chosen for the pilot universal basic income program, and can expect these payments on loaded debit cards for one year.
Finally, Chicago is sending UBI payments to low income households chosen at random.
The payments will be $500 per month and go to families making less than $35,000 per year.
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