Where's my stimulus check?
Where's my stimulus check?
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Where's my stimulus check?

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Since mid April, the IRS has been paying out the $2 trillion. The US government set aside to help taxpayers through the Coronavirus pandemic. Much of the money was distributed in the first four weeks, but some people are still waiting for their checks. If that's you, there are a few things you can do to make sure you get yours. [MUSIC] First, make sure you qualify for that you must have filed a tax return for 2018 or 2019. And under a certain amount, here's the breakdown. If you fall does a single us resident with an adjusted gross income of under $75,000 Then you will receive the full $1200 payment. Singles who made more will get smaller payments and get nothing if you made more than $99,000. If you filed as head of household, you'll get the full $1200 and lesser amounts up to the income max of $146,500. If you are part of a couple that field jointly without children and made less than $150,000 you'll get the full $2,400 payment. With the lesser amounts up to less than $198,000, over that, nothing. For each child aged 16 or younger in the family, parents will get a payment of $500. Retirees and those who receive disability benefits but earn too little to file tax returns will also receive checks based on the amount of their monthly benefit. If you qualify and still haven't gotten your check, then don't panic. But do go to the IRS website at irs.gov/coronavirus. It has a list of questions and answers that can help you sort out your issue. And if you follow the Get My Payment link on the IRS website, you can update your personal information and track your payment status. You can also use the tool to set up direct deposit so the check goes straight into your bank account. But you'll need to set up direct deposit by midday eastern time on May 13. After that the IRS has said it will only be sending out stimulus checks by mail. If you must receive your check by mail. You can keep an eye out for it by using an online service from the US post office. Sign up at Informeddelivery.com. The people without a bank account check with local banks and grocery stores. Some are offering to cash stimulus checks for free or for a small fee. And remember, with all these stimulus checks going out there's been a big increase in scams, so make sure you stay alert. Be sure to use official government websites and watch out for unsolicited emails. And as always, don't click on suspicious looking links

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