New Jersey taxpayers filing a 2020 resident Income Tax return (NJ-1040) with a tax balance of $1 or more may be eligible to receive the Middle Class Tax Rebate. Qualifying taxpayers do not need to apply for the rebate; it is calculated automatically and checks are currently being dispersed.
According to NJ.gov, eligible taxpayers must meet the following requirements:1
- Be a New Jersey resident for all or part of 2020;
- Submit a 2020 NJ-1040;
- Have at least one qualifying child claimed as a dependent on your NJ-1040;
- Have a Balance of Tax of $1 or more;
- Have New Jersey Gross Income of $150,000 or less for individuals with a filing status of Married Filing Joint, Head of Household, or Surviving Spouse ($75,000 or less for individuals with a filing status of Married Filing Separate or Single).
Please click here for more information from the State of New Jersey NJ Treasury Division of Taxation.
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State of New Jersey – NJ Treasury Division of Taxation. (2021, July 7). Middle Class Tax Rebate. NJ.Gov. https://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/individuals/mctr.shtml