Get your stimulus check
Most Illinoisans are eligible for Economic Impact Payments, or stimulus checks, from the federal government. Even if you have no income you may be eligible, but you might have to take action to receive your check.
The first round of stimulus checks started in April 2020. You could receive up to $1,200 ($2,400 for a married couple) and $500 for each eligible dependent. The second round of stimulus checks was approved on December 27, 2020. Eligible individuals will receive $600 per person ($1,200 for a married couple), and $600 for each dependent under the age of 17.
If you still haven’t received your first check, you may still be eligible for both checks. This site will help take you through each step so you can get your payment.
Which round of checks are you interested in learning about today?