If Congress executive action that draws funding from existing pandemic programs, and their could still get a worth up to $1,200 per adult before the end of the fourth quarter.to pass a stimulus bill before the , or if there is
(If you’re still waiting on the first stimulus check, you still have time to.)
More than a trillion dollars separates Democrats and Republicans from what they want to spend on a, but if they can manage to finalize a compromise, how much could you expect to get from a second stimulus check, which would consider factors like your ? Let’s take a look at some potential scenarios, below. We regularly update this story.
Your total payment could exceed $1,200. Here’s how to calculate it
Piecing together how much stimulus money you and your family could receive can get tricky, but we’ll help you estimate. The $1,200 figure for individuals is based on guidelines from the, and uses , and a set of rules to determine the total you could personally expect.
But there are also allowances for your whole family, including up to $2,400 if you file jointly with your spouse, as well as. In the , only dependents aged 16 or younger could qualify for an extra $500 each toward the family total. There’s bipartisan support to , which means you could potentially receive more from a second round of payments than from the first.
We lay out some potential scenarios below, based on our, which you can also use to get a more specific estimate for your particular situation.
Stimulus check calculations
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