See how your Michigan town is spending its stimulus money
Your $1,400 stimulus check from last spring may be long gone by now, but other funds from the American Rescue Plan Act are still being doled out. Michigan governments are getting a combined $10.3 billion in ARPA stimulus dollars. The first half was sent in 2021 and the second half is going out this summer.mlive.com
Have you received your stimulus payment yet? Many still waiting due to glitch
Millions of Americans are still waiting on their stimulus check. If you haven’t received your stimulus payment you should contact the IRS. READ: More stimulus payment coverageCheck the status of your stimulus paymentThe IRS relaunched its “Get My Payment” tool. According to the IRS, some people received their first stimulus payment in partial payments. If you received partial payments the application will only show the most recent.
When will you get your stimulus payment? Here’s how to track the $1,400
Stimulus checks started rolling into bank accounts over the weekend but there are still a lot of people with questions about their stimulus payment. READ: 3rd stimulus check update: How to track your $1,400 payment from IRSHow can you track your stimulus payment? The IRS offers a Get My Payment tool that you can use to track the status of your stimulus payment. Click here to track your stimulus payment. The legislation provides a payment of $1,400 for a single taxpayer or $2,800 for a married couple that files jointly, and $1,400 per dependent.
1 hurt, 1 in custody after stimulus check argument leads to shooting in Detroit, police say
The scene of a shooting that stemmed from an argument over a stimulus check on March 16, 2021, in Detroit. DETROIT – One person is hurt and one was taken into custody after an argument over a stimulus check led to a shooting in Detroit, authorities said. Detroit officials said a 53-year-old man and a 31-year-old man got into an argument over a stimulus check. Officials said the 53-year-old man is currently in temporary serious condition. The scene of a shooting that stemmed from an argument over a stimulus check on March 16, 2021, in Detroit.
When can you expect to receive the $1,400 stimulus payment? Who’s eligible?
DETROIT – The $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill could be on President Joe Biden’s desk by the end of the week -- but when will the stimulus payments make their way to citizens? Local 4′s Hank Winchester spoke with Sen. Debbie Stabenow on Monday from Washington. READ: Stimulus check update: When to expect $1,400 payments and who’s eligible? The bill includes a $1,400 stimulus payment for individuals earning less than $75,000 and couples making less than $150,000. As the COVID-19 bill moves forward, citizens should update their information with the IRS.
Glitches that could hold up delivery of your $600 stimulus payment
DETROIT – How you filed your tax return could impact how and when you receive your $600 stimulus payment. On Monday night, H&R Block posted on Facebook:H&R Block understands stimulus checks are vitally important for millions of Americans. The IRS determines where second stimulus payments were sent, and in some cases, money was sent to a different account than the first stimulus payment last spring. READ: IRS relaunches ‘Get My Payment’ tool to track $600 stimulus checksCheck the status of your stimulus paymentThe IRS relaunched its “Get My Payment” tool. The tool allows you to confirm if the IRS sent your stimulus payment.
Still waiting for your $600 stimulus payment? Here’s how to track it
DETROIT – Many people are wondering where their stimulus payment is. There is a way for you to check the status of your stimulus payment online. READ: IRS relaunches ‘Get My Payment’ tool to track $600 stimulus checksCheck the status of your stimulus paymentThe IRS relaunched its “Get My Payment” tool. According to the IRS, some people received their first stimulus payment in partial payments. Click here to check the status of your stimulus checkREAD: Michigan members of Congress weigh in on COVID stimulus status
Michigan members of Congress weigh in on COVID stimulus status
LANSING, Mich. – Members of the Michigan delegation are weighing in on the stimulus stalemate. With President Donald Trump’s demand for $2,000 checks, some democrats are finding themselves in a pretty unusual situation. Trump’s sudden demand for $2,000 checks for most Americans was swiftly rejected by House Republicans on ThursdayREAD: GOP blocks $2,000 checks as Trump leaves COVID aid in chaosCongresswoman Debbie Dingell spoke out in Washington on Thursday. Republicans blocked the bill in part because they wanted to cut foreign aid before sending larger checks to Americans. The rare Christmas Eve session of the House lasted just minutes, with help for millions of Americans awaiting Trump’s signature on the bill.
Stimulus uncertainty and the money conversations you should be having
DETROIT – Many people are hurting financially and with the debate raging over the next possible stimulus -- it’s a good time for many people to look at their finances. READ: Money saving resources during coronavirus pandemicMany credit card companies are waiving late fees. Some debt consolation companies are offering assistance. The details hidden in the fine print could cost you big time in the future. READ: Financial expert helps you manage your money during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisisWatch the video for the full report
Still haven’t gotten your stimulus check? Some things you can check on in the meantime
Important question: Have you gotten your stimulus check yet? In fact, most people don’t need to take any action, and will automatically receive the payment. Let’s talk through the tools available to investigate what might be holding up your check, prepaid debit card or direct deposit. You’re eligible for the Economic Impact Payment, right? Here’s a detailed list you should triple-check just to make sure you’re eligible for the payment, and see how much you should receive.
Michigan AG shares consumer protection videos amid coronavirus pandemic
LANSING, Mich. – The office of Michigan’s Attorney General Dana Nessel is sharing informative videos regarding consumer protection amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. MORE: Coronavirus in Michigan: Here’s where we stand todayThe office initially planned to host the informative “AG Scam Jam” events in person, but has since moved online due to the pandemic. “While we unfortunately cannot host events in person at this time, consumer protection information and education is still a priority to this office,” Nessel said. The department is published a second video on Tuesday to discuss COVID-19 scams, internet surfing and consumer protection resources. The announcement of the video series follows multiple reports of scams related to COVID-19 throughout Michigan.
IRS confirms households will not have to repay stimulus check
DETROIT – There’s confusion circulating online about whether people need to pay back the federal stimulus checks being sent out. Several videos circulating on social media claim that you’ll eventually have to pay it back next year. WDIV’s Trust Index verification team reviewed the claim and determined this is not true. The Associated Press confirmed with the IRS and Department of Treasury you do not have to repay the stimulus check. Share it with our Trust Index team and we’ll review.