SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Help for Americans suffering financially during the coronavirus crisis should finally be on the way.

Congressional leaders and the White House reached a deal on the coronavirus relief package early Wednesday morning.

The re-vamped proposal will inject about $2 trillion into the economy in the form of tax rebates, unemployment benefits, small business loans, and a one-time check of $1,200 for Americans who make less than $75,000 a year.

Local Congressman John Garamendi says he expects checks to be in the mail a few days after President Trump signs it.

“Those checks everyone has been talking about should be available in a few days thereafter either direct deposit or if the IRS can figure out how to write a check rather than take a check,” Garamendi said.

As it stands right now: each individual taxpayer would get  $1,200, couples would get $2,400, and families would also get $500 for each child. According to Garamendi, individuals making less than $75,000 a year and couples making $150,000 or less would get the full amount.  If you make more than those amounts, you could still get a check, just for less money.

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  1. ira Niditch says:

    As it stands right now: each individual taxpayer would get $1,200, couples would get $2,400, and families would also get $500 for each child. According to Garamendi, individuals making less than $75,000 a year and couples making $150,000 or less would get the full amount. If you make more than those amounts, you could still get a check, just for less money.

    Please clearify: does a couple making less than $150,000 receive one check for $2400 dollars
    or 2 checks @$1200 dollars each.? OR “couples making $150,000 or less would get the full amount. is the full amount $1200 or $2400 ? .

    Thank you
    Ira Niditch

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