The federal government has not announced a new stimulus check in the foreseeable future, but several states are taking the matter into their control. More than 15 states are sending a stimulus check to qualifying residents to help reduce the effects of a bad economy. 

The new stimulus payments are exclusive to qualifying state residents. And the stimulus payments amount and requirements differ in each area. Check below to see if your state may be sending a tax stimulus check and the amount and criteria if so.

Learn About New Stimulus Checks in Select Locations
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The Golden State is issuing a stimulus payment of $700 for married couples who filed jointly and earned less than $150,000. Individuals with income less than $75,000 can receive $350. Households will also get an additional $350 if they have at least one dependent. 


The Centennial State will send a rebate check to every tax filer at least 18 years of age, regardless of income. The amount for individual filers is $750, and married couples filing jointly will receive double.


The Diamond State provides relief for taxpayers who filed their 2020 taxes. Each adult resident will receive $300. 


The Sunshine State stimulus check is exclusively for a small group of families who receive Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). About 60,000 TANF households will receive a one-time payment of $450.


The Peach State will send check stimulus payments to residents who filed their 2020 and 2021 taxes. The maximum amount for individuals is $250 and $500 for married couples filing jointly. The maximum for heads of households is $375.


There is taxpayer relief in the Aloha State for all taxpayers, but the rebate amount depends on how much they earned. Residents would receive $300 if they made less than $100,000 or $100 if they made more.  


The tax relief rebate in the Gem State is the greater of either $75 or 12 percent of their 2020 state taxes. Residents must have filed their 2020 and 2021 tax returns or filed a grocery-credit refund return. 


The Prairie State will send $50 stimulus payments direct deposit or check (depending on how the taxpayer received their refund) to residents who earned less than $200,000 annually. Taxpayers can also get an extra $100 for each dependent, up to three. 


The Hoosier State did not set an income threshold for either of its tax refunds of $125 and $200, which residents receive after filing their 2021 taxes.


The Pine Tree State will send qualifying residents a relief payment of $850 if they earn less than:

  • $100,000 as an individual taxpayer. 
  • $150,000 as a head of household.
  • $200,000 as a married couple filing taxes jointly. 


The Bay State wants to use its budget surplus to give each tax-paying resident $250 who earned at least $38,000 but less than $100,000. Married couples filing together could receive $500 if they earned between $38,000 and $150,000.


The North Star State paid several qualifying frontline workers up to $750.

New Jersey

The Garden State established the Middle-Class Tax Rebate to send families with at least one dependent child up to $500.

New Mexico

The Land of Enchantment is sending qualifying taxpayers two stimulus payments if they earned less than $75,000 (or $150,000 for joint filers). The first payment is $250 and the second is $500 (joint filers will receive twice as much).  


The Beaver State’s one-time stimulus payment is for $600, and households may qualify if they received the earned income tax credit and were residents for at least six months in 2020.

South Carolina

The Palmetto State will send rebate payments of up to $800 to tax-paying residents. 


The Old Dominion State has a $250 rebate check for individual taxpayers who filed their income taxes by July. Married couples who filed jointly will receive $500.

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