In a twist on the first stimulus check, the IRS and Treasury Department have nine more days to send all thethey can. That’s when they hit a Jan. 15 deadline to stop making payments through , and . (If you want to get an idea for what you could expect, try out out our .)
While the IRS has reportedly sent two-thirds of the stimulus checks by direct deposit, there have been some reported problems, and millions of payments are expected to also come by mail. If you’re, that means you have just over a week left for your . So what happens if it you don’t get your money before the mid-January cutoff? For a start, you can and follow .
We’ll also explain more about the IRS deadline, direct deposit and what you have to do if you don’t receive yoursoon after Jan. 15. While you’re here, learn more about the , and a possible . This story was recently updated.
The newsets Jan. 15 as the cutoff date to send stimulus payments. If you don’t receive your full by then, you will need to claim all or part of the missing amount when you file your federal tax returns in this year as a . You’ll also be able to claim any money the IRS still owes you from the first round of checks as a credit.
Some people who received their stimulus payment through direct deposit have run into a problem. If you experiencewith any of the three payment methods, it means you’ll have to wait until you file a claim — and take the extra step to do so.
Tying the Read more>>to the 2020 tax return will almost certainly delay the payment for many people, since a wide variance in circumstances will cause some to file taxes as early as January and others as late as April 15, or even later if they need to request an extension. It also isn’t clear how quickly the IRS would process payments as a Recovery Rebate Credit…