CALIFORNIANS can use an online tax portal to find out when they’ll receive their $600 stimulus check as payments continue to be sent out across the state.
The checks are part of Governor Gavin Newsom’s Golden State stimulus program and around two-thirds of residents are eligible to claim the cash.
Most are expected to receive a $600 check, but some Americans will receive a $500 or $1100 payment.
Californians are encouraged to check the Franchise Tax Board portal as they wait to receive their check.
The majority of state stimulus payments will be sent out by direct deposit and they should arrive between now and October 15, according to Marca.
But, those who filed their tax return after August 20 are likely to face a wait of around 45 days so their check can be processed.
Some Americans will receive their stimulus checks in the post and they will be sent from October 4 until the end of the year.
The date when residents can expect to receive the cash depends on the last three digits of their zip code.
Americans can contact officials at the Franchise Tax Board online, by mail, or on the phone.
The agency’s offices are open Monday-Friday 8am-5pm PST and the number to dial is 800-852-5711.
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Alternatively, Americans can log into their account on the MyFTB website where they will be able to talk to a representative.
The portal gives residents access to tax account information and online services.
Tax-related queries can also be sent to the Franchise Tax Board offices in Sacramento.
The next round of stimulus cash were sent this past week, on October 5.
Californians that earn less than $75,000 are eligible to claim a stimulus check but there are some conditions.
Taxpayers must also have a valid Social Security number to claim the cash and they must not have received the first payment, according to National Interest.
Americans who did not receive the first Golden State stimulus check and claimed a credit for at least one dependent are eligible for a $1100 check, CNET reports.
There is a special $1,000 check for taxpayers in California with an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number.
Americans that use ITINs are not eligible to claim federal stimulus payments.
More than two million Californians were sent stimulus checks earlier this month.
The next round of payments were sent from October 5.
Officials at the FTB warned that it may take a couple of days for checks to appear in bank accounts.
Andrew LePage, the board’s spokesperson, said Californians could be waiting up to three weeks if their check has been mailed.
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