Who is eligible to receive Obama's stimulus check?


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Obama's stimulus check was a tax benefit paid in 2009; no taxpayers were eligible for this payment after that time. At the time it was paid, only Social Security recipients and veterans were eligible for this payment.

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Eligible Social Security recipients and veterans received $250 stimulus checks in 2009. Other taxpayers received a tax cut of approximately 6 percent. Tax credits were introduced for college tuition and first-time home purchases, and income taxes were temporarily suspended for unemployment benefits. Sales tax on the purchase of new vehicles was also introduced as a deduction as part of the economic stimulus package.

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