The Internal Revenue Service with the Treasury Department released state-by-state figures for Economic Impact Payments. Approximately 88 million individuals received payments worth nearly $158 billion in the program’s first three weeks!
By April 17, the IRS issued approximately 88.1 million payments to taxpayers. The IRS will continue to deliver more payments in the upcoming months.
“The IRS, Treasury, and partner agencies are working non-stop to get these payments out in record time to Americans who need them. Tens of millions of people across the country are receiving these payments, and millions more are on the way. We encourage people to visit IRS.gov for the latest information, FAQs, and updates on the payments,” said IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig.
More than 150 million payments will be shared, and millions of people who do not file a tax return are eligible to receive these stimulus payments.
These payments are automatic for people,
- Who filed a tax return in 2018 or 2019
- Receive Social Security retirement
- Survivor or disability benefits (SSDI)
- Railroad Retirement
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- Veterans Affairs beneficiaries who didn’t file a tax return in the last two years.
|State||Number of EIP Payments||Total Amount of EIP Payments|
|District of Columbia||179,738||$ 255,501,803|
|North Carolina||2,774,379||$ 5,057,006,091|
|North Dakota||215,321||$ 399,771,434|
|New Hampshire||407,786||$ 714,166,522|
|New Jersey||2,245,299||$ 3,861,741,262|
|New Mexico||596,433||$ 1,072,887,126|
|New York||5,481,796||$ 9,283,821,196|
|Rhode Island||319,156||$ 541,849,017|
|South Carolina||1,361,971||$ 2,489,898,415|
|South Dakota||255,301||$ 487,326,070|
|West Virginia||522,573||$ 984,826,539|
|Territories and Overseas*||267,573||$ 501,071,680.00|
IRS.gov offers a variety of tools and resources to help individuals and businesses navigate Economic Impact Payments and get the information they require about EIP and other CARES Act provisions.
MyTaxFiler is noticing a variety of questions about Economic Impact Payments, ranging from eligibility to timing. Don’t hesitate if any problems crop up, contact MyTaxFiler at C19Grants@mytaxfiler.com.