In the upcoming weeks, millions of frontline employees registered for direct stimulus check payments can anticipate receiving up to $750.
The application deadline for the program in Minnesota was July 22. To be eligible for the reimbursements, applicants had to have worked on the front lines of the Covid epidemic. According to officials, about 667,000 people were anticipated to apply for the reimbursements, each worth $750.
However, it was stated that at least 1.2 million residents applied, thus, the anticipated sum could fluctuate based on how many applicants are selected to receive the checks.
The review procedure is still ongoing, and once it is concluded, the total sum of the checks will be disclosed.
According to CBS News, cash will be sent to qualifying candidates in September and October by direct transfer or pre-paid debit card.
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Nobel Laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz predicted on CNBC that if the Fed keeps hiking rates, inflation will get worse.
While the low rates needed to be adjusted, according to Mr. Stiglitz, there are three reasons why further increases could worsen inflation.
His three explanations are as follows:
- Millions of Americans will receive stimulus check payments of $750, further
- Since the payments are automated and will be sent by the end of September, taxpayers don’t need to apply.
People and businesses who submit specific 2019 or 2020 returns late are eligible for relief from failing to file a penalty.
Normally, a monthly tax of 5% is applied to the penalty. The letter says that when a federal income tax return is filed late, the rate rises to 25% of the unpaid tax.
The deadlines for filing eligible 2019 and 2020 returns are August 1, 2020, and August 1, 2021.