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Check If You Are Eligible for A $500 Monthly Stimulus Check Payment in Tacoma

The month of May brings with it the glad tidings that a new $500 monthly stimulus check payment confirmed for one year. The latest round of stimulus checks is an additional no-strings-attached payment. The applications for the one year payment period is open for Tacoma residents starting March 1. The amount has been augmented to $6000 in twelve installments. However the payouts will come with conditions and not everyone will be eligible.  Candidates will be randomly selected after their application.

The latest payouts are a part of the Growing Resilience in Tacoma (GRIT) program which is a partnership between the City of Tacoma and the United Way of Pierce County to redefine wealth and poverty through the arts.

The one year program will assist the working households, who live in targeted neighborhoods and have incomes and their earnings are 100% and 200% of the federal poverty levels.

Criteria to receive the $500 monthly stimulus check payment in Tacoma

  • From a pool of eligible candidates one hundred participants will be randomly selected.
  • The selected candidates from Group 1 and 2 will receive emails from Growing Resilience in Tacoma (GRIT) in September
  • Group 3 will not receive phone calls
  • Names of the participants will be known only to the research team and GRIT staff

The United Way of Pierce County (UWPC) has clarified that to be eligible for the this stimulus check payment the candidates must fulfill following conditions-

  • The participant must be the sole caregiver for children under the age of seventeen, or up to the age of twenty-one if the children have special needs.
  • Must be a resident of the following zip codes-98404, 98444, 98418, 98445, 98409, 98405, or 98408
  • Must be the only adult head of the household and have children who are 17 years of age or younger, or 21 years of age if the child has a disability.
  • Only one application can be submitted by one Household
  • Annual earnings must be between 100% and 200% of the federal poverty line
  • Participants must be between 18 and 65 years old.

Similar stimulus check payment amounts are available for households in the US

If you are a parent in the US you are also eligible for federal child tax credit. It is open to all families with eligible children and even if you do not file taxes you can avail the benefits and claim this stimulus check payment.

Applicants must fill out the Schedule 8812, Credits for Qualifying Children and Other Dependents along with Form 1040, U.S. and attach it with the Income Tax Return, to claim the Child Tax Credit for their children and other dependents.

Also Read: Alaska $1300 Stimulus Check May 2024 – Stimulus Checks for Everyone? Payment Dates & Eligibility

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