How much of the $1,400 stimulus check could you get? Calculate your totalFebruary 21, 2021
The outlines of afor up to are being worked out over the next few weeks in Congress, but if you want to see how much you could expect to receive with the third payment, we can help now.
Congress is on track to approve President Joe Biden’s popular bill. If Congress keeps to its schedule, those could see the by the end of March. Some of the eligibility requirements have already changed dramatically — from and the to . More could change between now and that March date, but we know enough now to help calculate your .by mid-March, using that will bypass Republican’s expected opposition to the
To help you quickly estimate the total you may be eligible to receive, we’ve updated our stimulus check calculator based on the most recent version of the bill (PDF). Here’s more information on how you could potentially , as well as how it’s or . We also illustrate how a could . And here’s how a . This story is updated frequently with new information.
Use this stimulus check calculator for a ‘targeted’ $1,400 payment
Based the latest House bill (PDF), some qualifications used to determine the amount you could receive with the first two checks — including how much money you and your family can earn a year to get the full $1,400 — will look familiar. Other qualifications will be new, however, such as a hard cap to receive any money at all. Our calculator tool will give you an idea of the amount you can expect. The stimulus calculator won’t store or use your data. Since our calculations are based on the most recent House proposal, it could change again before becoming law.
Proposed $1,400 stimulus calculator
Use details from your 2020 or 2021 tax return
1. Choose your filing status below.
Here’s who would get the full amount under this House proposal, based on, and when you would completely phase out of receiving a payment. As an individual or couple’s income goes up, the size of the partial payment would get smaller.
Stimulus check proposal for income limits
|Full $1,400 per person maximum (based on AGI)||Not eligible (based on AGI)|
|Individual taxpayer||Less than $75,000||$100,000 or more|
|Head of household||Less than $112,500||$150,000 or more|
|Married couple filing jointly||Less than $150,000||$200,000 or more|
How eligibility rule changes may affect stimulus calculations
New with Biden’s proposal,. Also new: The upper income limit is a hard cap. Above the income ceiling, you no longer qualify for any stimulus money, including for your dependents. With the first two checks, you could hit the cap and still receive money for a dependent.
Expanding The People’s Policy Project. Biden’s proposal also looks to include families with ; that is, where at least one family member .would make approximately 13.5 million more adult dependents count toward their household total, according to
How much could you expect to receive
To give you an idea for how much you might expect tor receive in a third payment using the income guidelines Congress is considering, we calculated a few scenarios for individuals, heads of households and families in the chart below. You can see how setting a hard upper limit changes the amount of money you could expect.
Payments for different incomes and dependents
|Individual||Head of household||Married couple, filing jointly|
|AGI of $75,000 and no dependents||$1,400||$1,400||$2,800|
|AGI of 85,000 and no dependents||$840||$1,400||$2,800|
|AGI of $95,000 and no dependents||$280||$1,400||$2,800|
|AGI of $100,000 and no dependents||$0||$1,400||$2,800|
|AGI of $100,000 and 1 dependent||–||$2,800||$4,200|
|AGI of $133,000 and 1 dependent||–||$1,270||$4,200|
|AGI of $166,000 and 1 dependent||–||$0||$4,200|
|AGI of $200,000 and 1 dependent||–||$0||$0|
|AGI of $100,000 and 2 dependents||–||$4,200||$5,600|
|AGI of $133,000 and 2 dependents||–||$1,904||$5,600|
|AGI of $166,000 and 2 dependents||–||$0||$3,808|
|AGI of $200,000 and 2 dependents||–||$0||$0|
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