Stim­u­lus update: Direct pay­ment of $1,312 to be sent to some Alaskans in eight days

Stimulus update: Direct payment of ,312 to be sent to some Alaskans in eight days

Alas­ka res­i­dents who have not got­ten their checks from the state’s Depart­ment of Rev­enue as part of the Per­ma­nent Fund Div­i­dend will get their pay­ments in eight days.
Checks will be sent out on April 18 to eli­gi­ble res­i­dents who have not received their checks from the Per­ma­nent Fund Div­i­dend pro­gram from 2023 or ear­li­er and have the “Eli­gi­ble-Not Paid” sta­tus by Wednes­day.
To be eli­gi­ble for a pay­ment from the state pro­gram, an Alaskan must intend to remain a res­i­dent of the state indef­i­nite­ly and not be a con­vict­ed felon, among oth­er qual­i­fi­ca­tions.
The Per­ma­nent Fund Div­i­dend check amount varies by year and is deter­mined by the state’s annu­al min­er­al rev­enues for that year. The check was worth $1,312 in 2023 and began going out to eli­gi­ble res­i­dents in Octo­ber.
“The 2023 PFD marks …