AMERICANS could be sent $2,000 every month until the pandemic ends, under a radical proposal gaining support across the country.

A petition calling for Congress and President Joe Biden to send the monthly payments until the end of the pandemic has gained almost five million signatures on Change.org.

However, despite the support from Americans, it is unlikely any $2,000 monthly stimulus checks will be passed.

It comes as California residents started receiving their $1,100 stimulus payments should see money from the Golden State stimulus package this week.

According to the FTB, direct deposit payments are being issued on October 29 with mailed checks beginning on November 1.

Those who qualify and do not have children will receive $600, while those with children will get $1,100.

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  • MORE REASONS FOR PAYMENT DELAYS

    Tax refunds could also be delayed or missed out on if you don’t update your address with the IRS.

    As of early June, average tax refunds were $2,775, according to data from an IRS filing.

    The final deadline to file federal 2020 tax returns is on October 15 and it applies to households who filed an extension ahead of the May 15 deadline.

    The only exceptions are for members of the military and others serving in a combat zone – they typically have 180 days after they leave to file returns.

    Taxpayers in federally declared disaster areas who already have valid extensions also don’t need to comply…

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