First Stimulus Payment Calculator
Attention: This calculator is for the first stimulus payment or EIP paid until October 2020. See calculator for the second stimulus calculator as well as the third stimulus calculator. Read all the details about the second stimulus payment and stimulus three procedures. The IRS is no longer issuing stimulus payments. Claim First Stimulus in 2022
The information below applies only to the first stimulus payment issued in 2020. This payment can only be claimed by filing a 2020 Return which can no longer be e-filed. Use the tool on this page to determine if you were eligible for the first stimulus payment before you fill out the
2020 Tax Forms to claim it. See instructions on how to file back taxes for Stimulus 1 and 2.
You can claim the
third stimulus payment by filing or e-filing a 2021 Return and claiming the 2021 RRC.
Most taxpayers had to either have a 2018 or 2019 Tax Year Return on record with the IRS in order to have received their stimulus check. If you had no other taxable income but Social Security Income, you most likely did not need a tax return on file with the IRS. Before you begin the tool, have either your 2018 or 2019 Adjusted Gross Income available. You will find this on Line 7 on your 2018 Tax Return or Line 8b on your 2019 Tax Return. Many taxpayers who did not file a 2018 or 2019 Tax Return were asked to file a non-filer or stimulus return. This however created confusion as many regular taxpayers filed a non-filer return for 2019 only to find out that their regular 2019 return got rejected when they filed; as a result, they had to file a tax amendment. The IRS considered a 2019 non-filer or stimulus return as a regular 2019 tax return.
If you are the recipient of Social Security Income or Supplemental Security Income and do not report any other taxable income,
learn how you may have received your stimulus check.
See more details on the
first stimulus payment and other COVID-19 related tax return deadline changes; read details about the second stimulus payment procedures.
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