Delaware officials propose $300 payments to taxpayers to address inflation

Lawmakers plan to draw up the official legislation next month.
DOVER, Delaware (WPVI) -- Every Delaware resident who filed a 2020 tax return could soon be getting a $300 check in the mail as part of a plan to help offset the impact of inflation.

Lawmakers in the statehouse and senate say they've reached an agreement with Delaware Governor John Carney on a direct payment plan.

The money would come from the state's $1 billion surpluses.

The plan has bipartisan support.

Lawmakers plan to draw up the official legislation next month.

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