Golden State Stimulus
California will provide the Golden State Stimulus payment to families and individuals who qualify. This is a one-time $600 or $1,200 payment per tax return. You may receive this payment if you receive the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) or file with an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN).
The Golden State Stimulus aims to:
Support low-income Californians
Help those facing a hardship due to COVID-19
For most Californians who qualify, you don’t need to do anything to receive the stimulus payment.
Do I qualify?
To qualify, you must:
How much will I receive?
If you meet these qualifications, you may receive either:
A one-time $600 payment
A one-time $1,200 payment
The payment will be by direct deposit or check in the mail per tax return.
Use the table below to determine your amount.
How will I receive my stimlus?
If you qualify, or think you may qualify, for the Golden State stimulus payment you need to file your 2020 tax return. If you qualify for CalEITC, make sure you claim it on your return.
Use the table below to help guide you.