Stimulus Check Update: Hopes for a Fourth Stimulus Check Are Still Alive

Over 80 Democratic lawmakers have asked President Biden for more stimulus payments, and the president hasn't said "no" yet. But what are the real chances of seeing a fourth stimulus check?

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Is a fourth stimulus check in our future? Could we see even more direct stimulus payments after that? While the odds are certainly against it, Democratic lawmakers in Congress keep asking President Biden to include additional stimulus check payments in his Build Back Better plan.

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Rocky Mengle

Rocky Mengle was a Senior Tax Editor for Kiplinger from October 2018 to January 2023 with more than 20 years of experience covering federal and state tax developments. Before coming to Kiplinger, Rocky worked for Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting, and Kleinrock Publishing, where he provided breaking news and guidance for CPAs, tax attorneys, and other tax professionals. He has also been quoted as an expert by USA Today, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, Reuters, Accounting Today, and other media outlets. Rocky holds a law degree from the University of Connecticut and a B.A. in History from Salisbury University.