Beginning today, 23 million Californians will receive gas tax refunds
In order to help Californians cope with the rising costs of living, the Golden State will start sending tax refunds to 23 million people starting Friday (Oct. 7)
During the next three years, the state of California will spend $9.5 billion on the program as part of the "Middle Class Tax Refund Estimator."
Couples whose 2020 state income tax returns were filed jointly will receive one-time payments ranging from $400 to $1,050, and individuals will receive one-time payments ranging from $200 to $700.
A resident must have filed their 2020 tax return by Oct. 15, 2021, and must not have claimed any dependents in 2020 in order to get the refund.
According to the state, 18 million Californians will receive payments to help them cope with inflation.