Second Stimulus Payment Calculator

This page contains archived information for 2020 Taxes only since you can no longer file for the second stimulus payment on a 2020 return as this expired on May 17, 2024.

Use this second stimulus calculator below to determine what your second stimulus payment amount should have been as a result of the COVID-related Tax Relief Act of 2020 passed by Congress on December 21, 2020. Important: The IRS tax stimulus checks are no longer being issued as of December 31, 2021. See more details about the second stimulus payments.

You can no longer claim the first or second stimulus payment(s) on a 2020 tax return since that expired on May 17, 2024. You can still file a 2021 return and claim the stimulus three payment as the Recovery Rebate Credit. Your 2021 return needs to be filed by April 15, 2025.

What Is My Second Stimulus?

See information about the all stimulus checks or Economic Impact Payments and how you had to claim the the Recovery Rebate Credit if you did not receive the first and/or second Economic Impact Payment or EIP. This tax credit would have to be claimed by filing back taxes for a 2020 Return by May 17, 2024 as it is part of the 2020 Credit. See the third stimulus payment and claim the 2021 Recovery Rebate Credit filing a 2021 Return. You cannot claim any stimulus payments by filing the current year return; however, sign up here to e-file your current year taxes if you plan on filing.

Important: You can no longer file a 2020 Return to claim Stimulus Checks 1 and 2. See how to file a 2021 Return to claim Stimulus Check 3. Be sure to file your 2021 return by April 15, 2025 to claim the Stimulus Payment 3.

Use this tool to help you determine how much money you should have received as part of the Tax Relief Act of 2020 or Second Stimulus Payment.

2. STIMUlator Tool

Estimate Your Second Stimulus Payment

Use this tool as a taxpayer who files annually or as a non-filer.

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Estimate Your COVID-19 or CARES Act Stimulus Payment
Did you file a Tax Year 2019 Tax Return or are you going to file a 2020 Return?
File a 2019 Return as soon as possible if you are required to do so - see previous year tax return resources. To see if you may have qualified for the second stimulus payments, use this tool again, but use estimates for your 2020 Return. You can only claim the second stimulus by filing a 2020 Return.
Enter Your Annual 2019 Social Security Income From Form SSA-1099
Select your Filing Status for this tax return
Enter your 2019 or expected 2020Adjusted Gross Income
Enter the number of Dependents you claimed on your 2019 Tax Return or the number of dependents you expect to claim on your 2020 Return
You should file a 2019 and 2020 Tax Return as applicable soon in order to claim the stimulus payment(s) as the 2020 Recovery Rebate Credit.
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Unfortunately, your income is too high to receive a stimulus payment. Your estimated stimulus payment is: $
If you have not filed a 2019 or 2020 Tax Return yet, you should file it as soon as possible in order to get your information to the IRS and claim 2020 stimulus payments. File any previous year return you have missed by filing back taxes.

Read the entire 13MB, 5,592 page PDF File of the COVID-related Tax Relief Act of 2020 as passed by Congress.

If you are the recipient of Social Security Income and do not report any other taxable income, learn how to have claimed Stimulus 1 and 2.

The IRS is no longer issuing stimulus payment and the IRS Get My Payment or "where's my stimulus check" tool no longer functions to show the status of any stimulus payment. 

e-File your returns online each year so you do not have to handle any complicated tax forms - sign up for a free account and file your current year return now.