Edit: Doesn't paying off credit cards not really count? It's not putting the money back into the economy.
I *am* concerned about the fact that this is very similar to what we did right before the Great Depression, but in my non-economically trained mind, it could possibly help...
I'm thinking I might use it to re-sod my front yard and make it look awesome. A nice trip might also be fun. I'm thinking I might try to NOT be lame like I was going to be, and spend it paying off my hot tub.
To figure out how much you're getting:
The IRS can calculate it for you if you have a copy of your tax return handy
And here's an FAQ