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How far will $1,400 stimulus check get you in Tyler?

According to Doxo Insights' data, residents in Tyler pay $979 on the eight most common household bills.

TYLER, Texas — The American Rescue Plan is here- officially.

Some key things to know about this act are it makes unemployment benefits nontaxable. It will also include a child tax credit of up to 3,600 dollars per child under the age of 18. 

Read more about the bill here.

About 60% of Americans are going to use this check to take care of some bills. Here's how far these funds could take a single person in Tyler, courtesy of Doxo Insights.

Credit: Doxo Insights

Bobby Mims, an attorney with Boren and Mims, PLLC, is encouraged by the fact that this money is targeted towards the working class 

“You give a man $100 that’s broke, and he's gonna spend it. You give a millionaire a million dollars, he ain't gonna spend it,” he said. “It's not a handout, in my opinion, it's a hand up.”

If you’d like to know how much stimulus money you’ll be getting and when you might get it, we’ve got a calculator for you here.