Problem: The IRS - not eFile.com rejected your Federal Tax Return because the simple return to secure a stimulus payment got rejected.
Solution: On April 2, 2020, the US Treasury announced that Social Security recipients who are not typically required to file a tax return and did not file in 2018 or 2019 do not to need take an action nor need to file a 2018 or 2019 tax return, and will receive their payment directly to their bank account.
The IRS will use the information from your Form SSA-1099 or Form RRB-1099 to generate the payment, which will either be directly deposited into your bank account or sent to you via check in the mail. This includes senior citizens, Social Security recipients or SSI incl. people on SSDI and railroad retirees who are not otherwise required to file a tax return. Since the IRS does not have dependent information for this group of recipients, each person would receive $1,200 per person, without the additional amount for any dependents at this time.
Individuals who are not typically required to file and do not receive Social Security benefits but have low or no income or supplemental Social Security income can now prepare and eFile a Simple Tax return for free here on eFile.com to in order to be on file with the IRS for the stimulus check payment.
Instructions on how to prepare and eFile a Simple Return for free.
Sign-in to your eFile.com account
On the left side panel click "Name & Address" and enter your data, then continue to the "Federal Taxes" section. On the right side page at the top, you will see the link to eFile a simple tax return for free and continue from there.
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