California Inflation Relief Checks: Not yet received? This can be the reason!

The Franchise Tax Board initially announced that California Inflation Relief Checks would be issued to all eligible individuals between October 2022 and January 2023, but those who had changed the banking information or address before the last tax file are still waiting for the relief check to be delivered. It is estimated that those who have not yet received their Middle Class Tax Refunds can get it by February 2023.

California Inflation Relief Checks

One time payment designed for middle class people to helo people finally during the inflation, under Middle Class Tax Refunds every eligible individual is getting a check of up to $1050, if you are one of those who have changed banking address before filing last tax refund, then you must be aware that they are are going to receive their one time payment check very soon at their residential address.

An individual and couple who earned $250,000 or below and $500,000 or below in 2020 are eligible to get CALIFORNIA INFLATION RELIEF CHECKS. If you have not yet received it, expect it to be delivered by the end of this month. According to the Franchise Tax Board, more than 95% people have received their Middle Class Tax Refunds in the form of cheque and debit card by January 2023. 

As of first week of February 2023, 7,192,946 direct deposit and 9,408,036 debit card were issued. 31,650,087 individual and their dependents has received the benefits of Middle Class tax refunds. Those who have not yet received California Inflation Relief Checks 2023 must know that only those are getting it who have filed 2020 tax return by October 15, 2021.

California Middle Class Tax Refund

Where My Refund

IRS Refund Status 2023

IRS Tax Refund Schedule

IRS Deposit Dates

When I get my MCTR Check?

This information is publicly available on the official website of the Franchise Tax Board that the middle class tax refund will be received by the individuals or couple as direct deposit or debit card, Majority of MCTR payments already issued, and some people are expected to receive it here on or before February 14, 2023, FTB has informed people through their website that if their payment is not received by the due date, eligible one can get information regarding this by calling the customer support number.

GSS I or II direct deposit recipients and Non-GSS recipients was to get their California Inflation Relief checks between 7 and 25 October 2022 and 28 October and 14 November 2022, respectively.

California Inflation Relief Checks

Are you eligible to get Middle Class Tax Refunds or not?

Read listed points to find out you are eligible to get the California Inflation Relief Checks or not.

  • One must have filed 2020 tax refund by October 15, 2021.
  • An individual or couple’s income was not be above $250,000 or $500,000 jointly in 2020.
  • In 2020 tax year, an individual or couple must have spend atleast 6 months in California.
  • It is mandatory to be a resident of California on the payment issue date.

Note: If you have filed 2020 tax refund for more than $250,000 individually or $500,000 jointly with your wife or husband, you won’t gonna get your California inflation relief amount via check or debit card.

What amount of California Inflation Relief Checks will I receive?

Amount of Middle Class Tax Refunds depends on one’s 2020 tax refund filing, a Married/RDP filing jointly will get check of worth $1,050 (with dependent) or $700 (without dependent), if he/she filed tax refund of $150,000 or less, you may go through the table, which are available below and findout about the amount you are going to receive by via check.

Married/RDP filing jointly

2020 Annual Income  With Dependent Without Dependent 
$150,000 or less $1,050 $700
$150,001 to $250,000 $750 $500
$250,001 to $500,000 $600 $400

Married/RDP filing jointly

2020 Annual Income  With Dependent Without Dependent 
$150,000 or less $700 $350
$150,001 to $250,000 $500 $250
$250,001 to $500,000 $400 $200

Single or married/RDP filing separately

2020 Annual Income  With Dependent Without Dependent 
$75,000 or less $700 $350
$75,001 to $125,000 $500 $250
$125,001 to $250,000 $400 $200

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