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Golden State Stimulus II

How to qualify, you must:

  • File your 2020 taxes by October 15, 2021
  • Have a California Adjusted Gross Income (CA AGI) of $1 to $75,000 for the 2020 tax year. For this information refer to:
    • Line 17 on Form 540
    • Line 16 on Form 540 2EZ
  • Have wages of $0 to $75,000 for the 2020 tax year
  • Be a California resident for more than half of the 2020 tax year
  • Be a California resident on the date payment is issued
  • Cannot be claimed as a dependent by another taxpayer
    • A dependent is a qualifying child or qualifying relative. Go to FTB Publication 1540 for more information about a qualifying child and qualifying relative

When you’ll receive your payment:

We anticipate that payments will begin in September 2021.

Stimulus payment deadline

To make sure you receive your payment, file a complete 2020 tax return by October 15, 2021.

If you have an ITIN

If you have an ITIN and meet all the GSS II requirements, these are the amounts you may receive. 

ScenarioStimulus amount
Qualified for GSS I
Claimed a credit for 1 or more dependents)
Qualified for GSS I
Did not claim a credit for 1 or more dependents
You do not qualify for GSS II

If you are married filing separately, visit Married filing separately for more details.