Have you checked your bank account yet to find out if you've received your stimulus check? If you haven't, you can track where your money is through the new IRS tracking tool called "Get My Payment".

The Get My Payment tool, located on the IRS.gov website, allows taxpayers who filed their tax returns in 2018 or 2019 to track their stimulus checks and when they will receive them. People who filed their tax returns in 2018 or 2019 can also select how they want their stimulus checks received by selecting a physical check or direct deposit.
Most Americans who have filed within the last 2 years and elected direct deposit, will receive their checks the same way. If you filed in 2018 or 2019 but did not provide your direct deposit information, I recommend you do that as soon as possible to ensure you get your payments sooner.
Americans are "non-filers" can provide information to receive their payment through a non-filers web portal.

Here are some other facts about stimulus payments from the IRS website:

  • If you did not use file a tax return in 2018 or 2019, there is a separate tool for non-filers to submit basic personal information to receive stimulus payments
  • If you filed 2018 or 2019 tax returns with your direct deposition information on file, or if you are a Social Security recipient, you don’t need to take any further action as you will automatically receive your check in your bank account in the coming days.
  • The IRS says, however, once your check is scheduled for delivery, you are prohibited from updating your bank account information.
  • Taxpayers are also not allowed to change bank account information that is already on file with the IRS in an effort to help protect against potential fraud.
  • It’s important to note that the IRS does not email, text, or use social media to request your personal or financial information.
  • Anyone earning up to $75,000 in adjusted gross income and who has a Social Security number will receive a $1,200 payment.
  • That means married couples filing joint returns will receive the full payment — $2,400 — if their adjusted gross income, which what you report on your taxes, is under $150,000.
  • Those earning more than $99,000, or $198,000 for joint filers, are not eligible.
  • For heads of household with one child, the benefit starts to decline at $112,500 and falls to zero at $146,500.
  • Parents will also receive $500 for each qualifying child.
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