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850,000 Residents in Maine Will Receive Inflation Relief Checks, Are You Eligible?

Governor Mills Announces the Effect of Relief Checks
Mills Administration Announces Inflation Relief Checks Sent to More Than 850,000 Maine People. (Photo: Maine Office)

A Statement From Mills Administration Was Said That Inflation Relief Checks Were Given To More Than 850,000 Maine People

The Mills Administration announced today that 850,010 relief checks have been sent to Maine taxpayers across the state all of this was because the deadline to file a 2021 income tax return is now closed.

One of the strongest inflation depended on measures in the country is $1700 for the average Maine family or the $850 inflation relief checks, this was intended to help Maine people deal with increasing costs.

According to a published post by Maine.gov Governor Mills spoke out “I am pleased that my Administration was able to provide one of the strongest inflation relief measures in the nation to help Maine people through this tough time,” She continued with .“Many Maine people have informed me that they are using this money to put oil in their tanks and gas in their cars and to buy groceries or pay for prescription medications.”

Governor Mills Announces the Effect of Relief Checks

Mills Administration Announces Inflation Relief Checks Sent to More Than 850,000 Maine People. (Photo: Maine Office)

Governor Mills Thanks the Legislature

She also thanked the Legislature – Republicans, Democrats, and Independents alike – for their help with this important program and oath to continue to work closely with them to support Maine people moving forward in our future.

Governor Mills proposed the inflation relief payments that give back additional than half of the State’s surplus – $729.3 million – in the form of one-time, $850 checks to eligible Maine people. She proposed this in her supplemental budget, pulling on an idea from Republican lawmakers, and was overwhelmingly positive and was passed by the State Legislature.

The Department of Administrative and Financial Services website will assist Maine people who have filed and have not received their relief checks and can check the status of their solace checks.