Stimulus: What to expect for payments this spring

Stimulus checks have been a way for Americans to stay financially stable throughout the pandemic and inflation, but federal checks are over.

stimulus check with red stamp

While that’s unfortunate for many, a lot of states are working to provide their residents with financial help.

This means plenty of states are working to create their own stimulus programs.


Here are 11 states creating stimulus programs for their residents in 2022

California Governor Gavin Newsom has put forward a bill that would give residents $400 gas cards for registered vehicles.

Each resident with a vehicle registered in the state would get a $400 gas card and can get one for up to 2 cars.

Illinois is proposing a stimulus check that would give residents $100 each plus $50 per dependent.


Stimulus: Up to $850 being sent in 11 states

Idaho is sending stimulus payments worth $125 or 12% of a resident’s 2020 taxes, whichever is greater.

Maine is sending residents a stimulus check worth $850.

New Mexico will send payments worth $250 to single tax filers and $500 for joint filers.


Income requirements are $75,000 for singles and $150,000 for joint filers.

Indiana residents will soon see a check worth $125.

Georgia is sending stimulus payments worth $250 to single filers, $375 to head of household filers, and $500 to joint filers.

New Jersey’s governor has proposed sending $500 to low earning taxpayers using an ITIN instead of a SSN so undocumented immigrants qualify.


Virginia is working on a $300 stimulus check and the elimination of grocery and gas taxes.

New York started a program to lower property taxes and suspend gas tax.

Finally, Hawaii is sending $300 to residents earning under $100,000 per year and $100 to everyone making more.