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803,000 Americans set to receive stimulus checks worth $575 million in all

California residents that meet eligibility requirements can soon expect up to $1,100 from the Golden State Stimulus II program.

The latest round is mostly made up of mailed paper checks, though 9,000 direct deposits were sent Dec. 10.

The 9,000 direct deposits totaled $6 million.


Now, 794,000 paper checks worth $568 million began being sent Monday, and will continue through Dec. 31.

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How do the Golden State Stimulus II checks work?

These checks were created in 2021 for California residents that were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

After sending a first round earlier in the year, this second round was created.

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Related: Will there be a fourth stimulus check because of the Omicron variant?

Those who filed their 2020 taxes by Oct. 15 became eligible as long as they met certain criteria.

Californians must have an adjusted gross income of $1 to $75,000 for 2020.

They must have been a resident of California for at least half of 2020 as well as be a resident when their payment is issued.

The person cannot be claimed as a dependent by someone else.

Related: If you get a letter about a $300 payment, don’t throw it away, it isn’t a scam


Payments for this round of Golden State Stimulus checks started in Oct. and has been staggered every two weeks.

This batch of checks is for residents with zip codes ending in 720-927.

The last round will go out to zip codes ending in 928-999 between Dec. 27 and Jan. 11.



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