The United States government has sent out stimulus checks to some residents to help keep them afloat during the coronavirus quarantine. It’s all some people are talking about, so it’s no wonder that these checks have become the focus of a lot of jokes on the internet.

The checks are each worth 1,200 dollars and internet users are joking about how they’re already planning to buy TVs, laptops, and spend the money as soon as they can. While others are poking fun at the fact that it’s now the IRS sending them money, instead of the other way around.

“We can confirm that payments are beginning to arrive in some Americans’ accounts," a senior Treasury official told ABC News. Scroll down for the best stimulus check jokes that Bored Panda has compiled, upvote your faves, and let us know in the comments what you’re going to do with your check if you live in the US, dear Pandas. And read on for Bored Panda's interview with financial expert Sam Dogen, founder of the Financial Samurai blog, about stimulus checks and how much they'll help Americans out.

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Adam C
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2 months ago

🤣🤣

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Adam C
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2 months ago

In alaska you'll be house searching.

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Kevin Donegan
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2 months ago

Does the weak Cheeto represent the poor leadership of the Orange Cheeto in the White House?

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"So long as Americans are spending the money, that helps stimulate and support the economy. Although saving money is good, saving money actually doesn’t do much in the short run to help the economy. In the long run, maybe it helps by creating more financially secure people to not become a burden," Dogen from the Financial Samurai told us.

"I believe everything is rational. If people want to use their money to spend on TVs and other things, its because they’ve got their basics already taken care of. Here’s how millionaires are spending their checks."

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Becca Gizmo the Squirrel
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2 months ago

Trump only agreed to the $1200 because it's an election year.

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ƒιѕн
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2 months ago

Well your still screwed, taxes on top of that.

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Kevin Donegan
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2 months ago

Your "check" comes with tRump's name on it ... just like his "charity" ... he got others to give him money then put his name on the checks like it was his money to give. The only exception with his charity and the stimulus check, he usually paid himself.

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Dogen believes that 1,200 dollars per person should help individuals for at least a month. "If you add on the extra 600 dollars a month in unemployment benefits, that’s a decent amount of money," he said.

"For example, in California, you can get 4,200 dollars a month in unemployment benefits now. And then if you add on another 1,200, that’s 5,600 dollars. It’s really the added unemployment benefits that will really help those who have lost their jobs," Dogen pointed out.

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JessG
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2 months ago

Exactly

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Hans
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2 months ago

I recommend coming to Norway. Here tax authorities help you get a higher tax return. Quite a shock if you paid taxes before in another country...

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Lisa Moschetti
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2 months ago

In the meantime, think about this from Forbes . . . Americans making 1 Million will receive $1.7 million stimulus checks . . . https://www.forbes.com/sites/shaharziv/2020/04/14/why-are-rich-americans-getting-17-million-stimulus-checks/#643e0518665b

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The BBC reports that President Donald Trump’s name will be printed on the paper checks that will be sent out to financially-struggling Americans. This is the very first time that a US president’s name will show up on a federal government handout.

Not surprisingly, some are worried that this decision might delay checks arriving. The president denied that there will be a delay, as did the Treasury Department. However, two senior IRS officials told the Washington Post that the first batch of checks might arrive slower because of this.

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Casey Mineer
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2 months ago

Can you electronically bank with a Nintendo DS?

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REDNEKNATION
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2 months ago

The Apocalypse is coming

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Bumble
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2 months ago

Is that Tony Soprano's house?

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"You are getting your money late because the President thinks it is more important that his name be on the cheque than that you are able to pay your bills on time," Democratic Senator Brian Schatz shared his opinion on Twitter.

The stimulus checks are part of a 2 trillion (that’s right, trillion) dollar relief package that will help out more than 80 million US citizens. And Americans need it now more than ever. Around 16 million people lost their jobs in the US just in the past month and the situation may get worse before it gets better.

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Jo Johannsen
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2 months ago

Now people are hoarding alpavas?!?!

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Noez 🇸🇪
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2 months ago

That last picture is an absolutely nauseating sight.

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Norma
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2 months ago

Whoa! I'm totally down for that!!

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Pretty Pangolin
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2 months ago

I'm putting it in savings rather than checking so I don't spend it accidentally. I have a disability claim with Social Security that could take up to a year to be resolved, so I might need it before then.

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Jeff Requier
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2 months ago

now they get to tell people "its in the mail" instead of hearing it for years

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Colin L
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2 months ago

I wish that the majority of the $2T package was for health care and not for giant corporations.

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starry_skies
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2 months ago (edited)

Online shopping?

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Ayasophya Alturas
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2 months ago

spongebob and patrick aren't practicing social distancing

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Elizabeth Reinhalter
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2 months ago

It'd serve ya right...

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Kelly Hartle
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2 months ago

Just think—Canada’s helping its citizens with $2000 every month.

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CbusResident
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2 months ago

This would mean, in most cases, that your parent(s) is/are spending way, way, way more than $1200 each year to support you and put you through college.

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Aria Whitaker
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2 months ago

Many banking apps have a feature that lets you set a notification for any deposits...

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Hans
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2 months ago

But the 6 roles you get do not get you far.

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Tania Woods
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2 months ago

Why do men try to hold women by the neck? Is it a controlling thing?

Pretty Pangolin
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2 months ago

That was my first response too - eww, get your hands off my neck.

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Allen Kelly
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2 months ago

That douchebag has to make sure she doesn't try to escape

Iris T👁
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2 months ago

He is talking to a girl about the sports game they're watching and then he probably dumped her for not having a "team spirit" and I mean I may or may not have been dumped for a fricking cat......

Jeremy
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2 months ago

Why do women wear shirts that show off their fake boobs, is it a control thing?

Raymond Ewen
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2 months ago

Ha! You couldn't get a Chihuahua for $2,400.00 much less a tiger.

okpkpkp
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2 months ago

Thought he'd want her to get a boob job...

backatya
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2 months ago

lol Damn I'd be happy having that girl as my GF

Sommer Smith
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2 months ago

🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

Charles Anderson
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2 months ago

If you received a $1200 stimulus check, ain't no girl wasting her time with you in the first place.

jerey ohaha
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2 months ago

Tig ole bitties

Adam Johnson
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2 months ago

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They like it!!!

Richard Lamb
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Makes her shirt stretch

Angel Schilder
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Why do women hold men by the neck? Is is a controlling thing? Now, can you see how shallow and unintelligent you sound? hold-neck-...79a5b3.jpg hold-neck-5e9a20479a5b3.jpg

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2 months ago

Don't worry Kermit you'll get it eventually

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Sharon Hahn
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2 months ago

Looks like a state trooper hat. LOL

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Akshay.T
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2 months ago

Whaddya mean

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Mary Jaye
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2 months ago

neither give me a desktop. no more Macs after Catalina. I am through with the Mac.

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Sheri Lattimer
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2 months ago

A lot!

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Queen Jackson.
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2 months ago

Elaborate 🌚

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James Wood
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2 months ago

Um, no. I make <30k and got mine.

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