Receiving a lump sum payment in mid-December will be possible for some eligible Americans. A stimulus check worth $1312 will reach your bank account on December 14th. Not everyone can receive this payment, and some recipients recently cashed it on November 16.
This stimulus check will be sent to Alaska only, thanks to the Permanent Fund Dividend. Remember that you must have applied first to receive money and soon you will be able to apply for a new check in 2024.
If you have applied for 2023 PFD stimulus check and you still haven’t received your money, check your status on December 6th. If it says “eligible-not paid”, you will receive your payment on December 14, 2023.
When can I apply for an Alaska Incentive Check?
According to the PFD website the application window for this stimulus check runs from January 1 to March 31 each year. You will therefore have to wait until January 2024 to be able to apply for a new payment.
The PFD is administered by the Alaska Department of Revenue. Remember that if several people are eligible for a PERmanen Fund dividend, you will need to submit an application for each person.
Even if you have children and they are eligible, you must submit your application and theirs. If there are 4 of you in total, you will need to submit 4 different applications. Once you have submitted and signed your application electronically, you can submit and sign your child’s application.
The good thing about it stimulus check is the fact that you can apply online. Online submission will be possible at 9:00 am on January 1, 2024. Visit the PFD home page and there will be an application portal.
What if I am not eligible for a stimulus check payment as of December 14th?
Some people who are eligible may not receive their PFD money in 2023. According to the PFD website, there is another payment on January 18, 2024. This may be unknown if you are collecting this free money for the first time.
Remember that in addition to this payment in Alaska, there are other states that send money, and some even allow you to apply. For example, you can still submit your application for the Working Families Tax Credit in Washington.
The amount of your refund will depend on the number of children you have. If you have no qualifying children, you can get a stimulus check worth $300. A family with a qualifying child can receive up to $600.
Those Washington families with 2 children who qualify can receive up to $900. The largest check is $1,200 for those families with 3 or more qualifying children.