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With dealers driving toto Friday , one of the questions that the two sides will have to answer is this: Who would qualify for an additional $ 1,200 with a ?
Republicans use their ownas a guideline for eligibility, repeated from rules and requirements set out in the EU . Conversely, Democrats draw from the Hero Act, which approved the House of Representatives in May, as the starting point for its payment recommendations.
Study the two suggestions for, we can get a good idea of who the eligibility rules would benefit and who can be released. Each proposal includes a few groups that are excluded from receiving a payment for the first time.
Leaders in Washington hope to reach an agreement this week, while White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows warns that if the two sides do not reach an agreement by Friday, an agreement would be unlikely. We have to wait and see. Here’s what we know about who may – or may not – be included in the next incentive payment. Check back often for new updates on this story.
Who can get a stimulus check if the HEALS Act is passed?
If the HEALS Act becomes law, it would largely replicate the payment entitlement set out in the CARES Act, with a new contribution for dependence:
- An individual living in the United States with an adjusted gross income, or AGI, of less than $ 99,000
- A head of a household earning under $ 146,500
- A couple files together without children and earns less than $ 198,000
- One depending on any age
Under the CARES Act, the break to get a $ 500 addiction check was age 16 and younger; students under the age of 24 were not eligible for a check. The Republican proposal would exclude those in prison and people who recently died from qualifying for a checkup. The bill would also prohibit creditors and banks from using the payment to pay off debts.
Who can qualify for the second stimulus check if the hero law is passed?
The Democratic proposal would offer broader eligibility parameters in the Hero Act, which was put forward by the House of Representatives on 15 May. Although Senate Republicans and President Donald Trump oppose the plan, we can look at this bill to see the democratic position at the upper limits of who can qualify in a broad proposal:
- Individuals who earned less than $ 99,000 according to the adjusted gross income from their taxes for 2018 or 2019 (depending on what was last filed)
- Students, family members over 17, disabled relatives and taxpayers’ parents
- Families of up to five people for a $ 6,000 cap per family
- SSDI receiver
- Individuals who are not U.S. citizens but file tax returns, pay taxes, and otherwise comply with federal tax laws using an individual taxpayer’s identity number instead of a social security number
Who was not entitled to an incentive payment under the CARES Act?
Under the CARES Act, which became law in March, these groups are excluded from receiving the first payment:
- Individual taxpayers with one over $ 99,000
- Managers for households with an AGI over $ 136,500
- Married couple with an AGI over $ 198,000
- Children over 16 and students under 24
- Non-resident aliens as defined by the US Government
When will Congress determine the eligibility requirements for payment?
While Republican and Democratic negotiators meet daily to work out the details of the new stimulus package, the two sides are far apart. However, they hope to reach an agreement by the end of the week and vote next week in the House of Representatives and Senate.
To give negotiators more time to reach an agreement, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi can postpone the beginning of the August recess, which has happened in the past. After the parties have reached an agreement, the stimulus proposal does not enter into force until the president signs it into law.
And even if we do not know for sure until the two sides agree on the next stimulus package, we have a good idea.
For more, here’s what we know about. We also have information about , , and .
Julie Snyder and Shelby Brown contributed to this report.