When do powerball players get paid

When the cash option was introduced in 1997, all Powerball players had to make a choice while playing. This regulation was abolished by 1999.

All Powerball prizes must be claimed within 90 days to one year, depending on where the ticket was purchased

Powerball winnings in California are subject to federal income tax only.

Powerball winnings in California are subject to federal income tax only.

In contrast, Powerball winnings in Puerto Rico are not subject to federal income tax, only local tax.

Florida, South Dakota, Texas, Washington and Wyoming have no state income tax.

On interest and dividends only in Tennessee and New Hampshire. In all other states, winnings are subject to both federal income tax and that state's income tax.

Provided that the winning ticket was purchased in the winner's home state. Winnings from tickets purchased outside one's home state may be subject to the income tax laws of both states.

with potential credit based on two jurisdictions although it depends on the states in question