Who Qualifies For The Maryland Relief Act?


Who Qualifies For The Maryland Relief Act
The RELIEF Act provides assistance to Marylanders who received unemploy- ment insurance (UI) benefits or whose UI claims have been in adjudication for at least 30 days. For Marylanders who received or currently receive UI benefits, the RELIEF Act provides an income tax subtraction for Tax Years 2020 and 2021.

Who is eligible for MD Relief Act?

RELIEF FOR MARYLANDERS – DIRECT STIMULUS PAYMENTS FOR LOW TO MODERATE-INCOME MARYLANDERS This relief begins with immediate payments of $500 for families and $300 for individuals who filed for the Earned Income Tax Credit. Similar to federal stimulus payments, no application for relief is necessary, Marylanders would qualify for these payments who annually earn:

$50,954 ($56,844 married filing jointly) with three or more qualifying children $47,440 ($53,330 married filing jointly) with two qualifying children $41,756 ($47,646 married filing jointly) with one qualifying child $15,820 ($21,710 married filing jointly) with no qualifying children

The payments provide $178 million in relief to 400,000 Marylanders. In addition, the legislation increases the refundable Earned Income Tax Credit to 45% for families and 100% for individuals. The RELIEF Act also enhances the Earned Income Tax Credit for these same 400,000 Marylanders by an estimated $478 million over the next three tax years.

Who will receive stimulus checks in 2022?

Maine – Full-year residents who file a 2021 tax return by Oct.31, 2022 qualify for $850 relief checks mailed to their homes. Eligibility is limited to those who make $100,000 or less for single filers, $150,000 or less for heads of household and $200,000 or less for couples filing jointly.