Stimulus Updates: Three Updates You Must Know To Get $1,700 By October

Millions of Americans have to file their taxes by October 17, which is also the last day they can get help payments.

At least nine states' residents will get the money in October. For three states, the 17th is the last day to get payments because that's when the tax deadline is.

On September 12, direct relief payments of up to $300 were made available to millions of residents in the state of Illinois.

Taxpayers who file separately will get a $50 rebate, while those who file jointly will get a $100 payment. Up to $300 will be given to families with children.

Single Illinoisans whose adjusted gross income was less than $200,000 will be able to get their money back.

If they meet the requirements, certain Rhode Island families may be eligible to receive a child tax credit of up to $750.

The credit is available to any Rhode Island taxpayer with dependents who are 18 or younger. There is no need to fill out an application. 

Those who submitted their tax returns by the 31st of August will start receiving their refunds in the month of October.

Checks for rebates of $850 per person and $1,700 for the typical family have been sent out by the state of Maine.

On September 8, Governor Kathy Hochul said that some New Yorkers could get up to $270 as a new stimulus payment.