The new batch of stimulus checks valued at $ 1,400 includes plus-up and up-front payments
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Americans were issued a new batch of $ 1,400 worth of stimulus checks, bringing the total number of payments sent to approximately $ 165 million, or $ 388 billion.
This is the ninth series of payments since Congress approved the $ 1,400 stimulus reviews in March.
Checks are valid for up to $ 1,400 per adult based on income thresholds and other requirements, and $ 1,400 per dependent.
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The new batch included more than 960,000 payments, which is more than $ 1.8 billion. About 500,000 of these payments were made by direct deposit, the rest by check.
Payments comprised approximately 460,000 plus-up payments, valued at more than $ 800 million, to individuals who became payable after the IRS processed their 2020 tax returns.
It also included more than 500,000 checks, which is more than $ 1 billion, for individuals who had not previously been registered with the IRS and who had recently filed tax returns.