Authorized by the newly enacted COVID-relief legislation, the second round of payments, or “EIP 2,” is generally $600 for singles and $1,200 for married couples filing a joint return. In addition, those with qualifying children will also receive $600 for each qualifying child.
When could the next stimulus check possibly arrive?
|Stimulus check passes Congress||Friday, Feb. 26||Friday, March 12|
|First paper checks sent||Week of March 15||Week of March 29|
|First EIP cards sent||Week of March 22||Week of April 5|
|Claims for missing stimulus money open (after tax season ends)||May 3||May 3|
As mentioned above, if you didn’t file a 2019 tax return, the IRS won’t be sending you a second stimulus check. Instead, you’ll have to claim the amount you would have received as a “recovery rebate” credit on your 2020 tax return, which is due on April 15, 2021.
The IRS will look at your 2019 tax return (the return you filed in 2020) to determine if you are eligible for the second stimulus. You must have a Social Security number to qualify. Children can qualify if they are under age 17. Individuals with an AGI of $75,000 or less per year can receive $600.
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However, even if the IRS has a current bank account on file for you, you may not receive your stimulus payment as a direct deposit. Due to the pressure of the upcoming tax season, if the direct deposit returned an error of any kind, your stimulus payment was automatically sent as a check.
The vast majority of Americans eligible to receive a second stimulus check from the federal government. Even if you have no income, you are still eligible but need to take action. If you haven’t filed federal taxes or have no income. If you don’t have a bank account or a pre-paid debit card.
Your first- or second-round stimulus check can ‘t be taken away to pay back taxes or other government debts you owe. Second-round stimulus checks can ‘t be garnished to pay child support arrears or money owed to private creditors or debt collectors, either.
Individual taxpayers who have an AGI of $100,000 or more in 2019 or 2020 aren’t eligible. The new stimulus check could begin to phase out after $75,000, per the “targeted” stimulus plan (see below). If your adjusted gross income, or AGI, is $100,000 or over, you won’t be eligible for a third payment of any amount. 4 дня назад
Only dependent children under 17 years old are eligible for the additional $600 stimulus payment to the taxpayer claiming them on their taxes. That means dependents who are 17 years or older, such as college students or disabled adult dependents, won’t receive stimulus payments.