Who qualifies for a tax stimulus check?
For an individual to qualify for the 2008 tax rebate checks, he or she must (1) file their 2007 federal tax return; (2) have a valid Social Security Number; and (3) have $3,000 in income. The IRS stimulus payments can be broken down into three categories: singles, couples, and dependents. • Singles making less than $75,000 will receive a payment of $600 • Couples making less than $150,000 will receive a payment of $1,200 • Each child (dependent) will receive an additional payment of $300 In order to receive the $300 per child, each of your dependents must be younger than the age of 17 and have a Social Security number. If your dependent is 17 or older, your child will not qualify for the $300 addition to your stimulus check. When will I get my tax stimulus check? In addition to filing your taxes on time, the IRS stimulus checks are sent out based on two sets of criteria: (1) how you filed your taxes and (2) the last two digits of your Social Security number. If you filed your taxes ele