Today is the deadline for the Ayuda I Mangafa, Help for Families program.
The program aims to pay $500 to families who did not qualify for the federal one-time Economic Impact Payments.
It targets families with young adults, students and disabled members who are 17-23 years old and claimed as dependents.
Dafne Shimizu, the Director for the Department of Rev & Tax, says as of last week, they received around 1,100 applications.
“I’m happy to say that 65% of them, over 700, were filed online which is also a great success for us. I think it shows that people are willing to and capable of filing online.”
The program has an overall cap on payouts of $10 million and around two weeks ago, paid out more than $170,000 to over 300 applicants.
Moving forward, the Department of Revenue and Taxation plans to pay out benefits on a weekly basis.
You can find more information on how to apply at the Department of Rev and Tax website or by sending an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org