Trump accuses Democrats of 'holding back' ready-to-be-sent stimulus checks

Trump Says Republicans Democrats Far Apart in Stimulus Talks

Trump Says Republicans Democrats Far Apart in Stimulus Talks

Republicans unveiled the HEALS Act on Monday, which calls for another round of direct payments largely similar to those distributed under the terms of the CARES Act.

"What the leader (McConnell) said today sounded like a person who had no interest in having an agreement", she told reporters, referring to his remarks at a press briefing earlier. Those who have past-due child support payments, prisoners, and people who died prior to January 1 of this year will not receive the payments.

The president didn't indicate how much money he would send to Americans in the next round of stimulus checks. "Furthermore, any individual in prison for all of 2020 is ineligible to claim the rebate as a 2020 tax credit", the memo said.

The bill would give a family of four $600 more than the CARES Act.

The different with this round of payments has to do with eligible dependents.

Cervical cancer screenings can wait until 25, says American Caner Society
Individuals who are 65 and older and have had an adequate negative result in prior screening can stop getting screened. But the HPV primary test detects the virus, which accounts for 99 percent of cervical cancers.

Democrats in the House-passed HEROES Act wanted to expand the $1,200 payments to dependents.

The payments would be $1,200 per adult for those with adjusted gross incomes of up to $75,000.

The benefit phases out entirely for those earning more than $99,000, or $146,500 for heads of household with one child and $198,000 for joint filers without children. The good news is, if you qualified for payment in the first round, you'll likely qualify for payment in the second round - maybe even for a larger amount if you have adult dependents in your household.

The proposal also allows families with dependents over the age of 17, who were excluded from the previous payments, to receive an extra $500.

Most Americans will not have to take any additional steps to receive the payments or checks, and the Internal Revenue Service will use their 2019 tax return or their 2018 tax return as an alternative.

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