Over the weekend, the U.S. Senate narrowly approved a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, which means financial help will come to people and businesses struggling through the pandemic, The Associated Press reports.

And yes, this means stimulus checks are on the way.

So who gets a stimulus check?

The bill will give up to $1,400 for most Americans who make up to $80,000 and couples making $160,000 will not receive a stimulus payment, according to The Washington Post.

  • Individuals earning less than $75,000 and couples earning less than $150,000 will receive checks of $1,400.
  • “That means singles making between $80,000 and $100,000 and couples earning between $160,000 and $200,000 would be newly excluded from a partial benefit under the revised structure Biden agreed to,” according to The Washington Post.
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Do you qualify?

Omni has a new free stimulus check calculator that can determine how much money will receive from the COVID-19 relief bill.

The payment will be determined based on your 2020 tax return if you’ve filed it already. If not, the government will use your 2019 earnings to see how much you’ll receive.

The calculator will ask you to enter the following information:

  • Whether or not you filed in 2019 or 2020
  • Filing status
  • Number of dependents
  • 2019 or 2020 income
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So what’s next?

The House will need to give the relief bill congressional approval next week. After that, the bill can be sent to President Joe Biden for his signature, The Associated Press reports.

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