Americans have been struggling since the start of the pandemic, and benefitted from federal stimulus checks to offset financial burdens.
Now, as inflation causes even more financial strain across the U.S., many states and cities are choosing to help their residents.
Here are states offering stimulus payments and rebate checks
Colorado is giving $400 tax rebates to individuals and $800 to joint filers.
You must be a full time resident of the state and have filed your 2021 tax returns by May 31, 2022.
Delaware will be sending up to $600 to 600,000 residents.
Single filers will see $300 and married couples will see $600.
You must have filed a tax return for 2020 in the state.
Georgia is sending payments based on filing status for those who filed both 2021 and 2022 tax returns.
Single filers will get $250, head of household filers will get $375, and joint filers will get $500.
Idaho residents will see $75 or 12% of their 2020 state taxes, whichever is greater.
They need to be residents and have filed returns for 2020 and 2021.
Indiana is sending payments worth $125 due to a law that requires residents to reserve excess reserve funds.
Illinois residents can see up to $400 in stimulus payments.
Those making less than $200,000 single and $400,000 married will qualify.
Payments are worth $50 and $100 respectively.
Families with dependents will get $100 for each additional dependent, up to $400.
Maine has decided to send 850,000 residents stimulus checks worth $850.
This is to help offset inflation and residents could see the payments by June.
New Jersey is sending up to $500 to middle class families with one dependent and who paid at least $1 in taxes.
New Mexico passed two bills, with one sending $250-$500 stimulus payments depending on filing status.
The second bill will send $25-$75 child tax credits based on income.
Finally, the federal government is discussing a gas stimulus proposal.
This is called the Gas Rebate Act of 2022 and would give Americans up to $100 for areas where gas exceeds $4 per gallon.
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