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Stimulus Check Payments
As a result of the Coronavirus Pandemic, the US government has launched three stimulus check payments during 2020 and 2021.
1. Stimulus Check Payment One: The Economic Impact Payment (EIP), CARES Act, or Stimulus Check Payment One was launched in April of 2020.
2. Stimulus Check Payment Two: The COVID-19 related Tax Relief Act of 2020 or Stimulus Check Payment Two was launched December 2020.
3. Stimulus Check Payment Three: The American Rescue Plan or Stimulus Check Payment Three was launched in March of 2021.
4. Stimulus Check Payment Four: Could there be a fourth stimulus payment as part of the Build Back Better Plan?
Stimulus Payment Status
Here is a summary of taxpayer related stimulus questions and answers.
B: Additional stimulus payment lookup option
You may be able to see a processed payment of your stimulus checks via your IRS Account. Steps to Create your IRS Login account.
Your IRS account gives you a detailed overview of your tax return history, payments, etc.
Under Account Transcript, select 2020. You will see all deposits and transactions between you and the IRS, including stimulus payments and tax refunds or tax payments. At the bottom of the page will be a transaction history, including Economic Impact Payments, if applicable.
C: What if you received Stimulus check 1 or 2?
Instructions on how to claim the Recovery Rebate Credit as substitute for Stimulus 1 and/or Stimulus 2. Stimulus 3 is to be an advance payment of the 2021 Recovery Rebate Credit as the first two were advance payments of the 2020 credit. This means that you will have to claim the third stimulus on your 2021 tax return in 2022. If you have not received your payment, you may be able to send a "force return" to the IRS to get your information on their record. That way, they can issue the payment sooner. Contact us for details.
D: Stimulus Check Questions and Answers
See real life scenarios and answers on Stimulus Check Payment questions. Learn how specific taxpayers can receive the stimulus payments if they are in fact owed them, but never received them. These payments are a tax credit and will be based on your tax information.
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