Treasury: $242 billion in new relief payments already sent

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Millions of payments have already been received from the latest round of virus relief funding the treasury department says it's already sent out some ninety million payments since president Biden signed a relief plan into law last week that's two hundred forty two billion dollars paid out as direct deposit or mailed as checks the first batch went to eligible taxpayers who provided direct deposit information on their twenty nineteen or twenty twenty tax returns and to those who typically don't file but signed up last year at I. R. S. dot gov officials say payments will continue in the coming weeks the American rescue plan provides up to fourteen hundred dollars for qualifying individuals Jackie Quinn Washington

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