Second stimulus checks could be sent as early as August.
If Congress agrees to send another economic stimulus payment to you -- and there's no guarantee -- this is what we're hearing about how much money might actually arrive.
President Donald Trump indicated Monday he's open to a second round of stimulus payments as the U.S. economy continues to reel from the coronavirus pandemic.
The US economy is reopening gradually but America's joblessness crisis continues to roar on.
Americans who have been laid off from their jobs because of the coronavirus pandemic have been able to collect an additional $600 a week in unemployment benefits on top of what they get from their state. That extra relief was part of the $2.2 trillion stimulus package known as the CARES Act.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday signaled the Trump administration could be open to providing another round of stimulus checks to Americans, as he spoke at a Senate hearing about what may go in Washington’s next coronavirus aid package.
Some nursing homes had grabbed the government payments to defray the costs of caring for residents on Medicaid.
Could the IRS have mailed your payment to the wrong address or deposited it to the wrong bank account? We have some information that could help.
Washington continues to debate whether a second stimulus check could get distributed. This is where the discussion stands today about another round of relief payments and unemployment benefits.
Washington — The next relief package aimed at responding to the coronavirus pandemic likely won't be passed by the Senate until at least mid-July, Senator John Thune, the second highest-ranking Republican in the upper chamber, said Monday.
The Trump administration announced Tuesday it would distribute $25 billion to health providers caring for Medicaid patients following weeks of pressure from lawmakers and advocates.
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The Trump administration opposes a Democratic proposal to extend a $600 per week federal unemployment benefit approved in response to the coronavirus pandemic, Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia said Tuesday. The $600 payment, which is in addition to normal unemployment benefits, "was the right thing to do,'' Scalia said, but is no longer needed as the economy begins to recover.
Despite a shocking jobs report last week, which showed that the U.S. economy added back an astounding 2.5 million jobs in May, a top White House official insists more stimulus is likely on the way.
Another massive stimulus bill has been passed in the House of Representatives, but a Republican-held Senate seems likely to view the bill with a great deal of scrutiny.
Don’t throw away your junk mail — or you might throw away your stimulus payment. The U.S. Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service began sending out Economic Impact Payments as prepaid debit cards last week. So almost 4 million Americans still waiting for their cut of the $2.2 trillion CARES Act can expect to get their stimulus money in the form of an EIP Card, as opposed to a paper check.
The Internal Revenue Service says it's sent stimulus payments to more than 150 million people as of last week -- but not everyone who is eligible for the payment has gotten their money yet.
The government is weighing a second coronavirus relief check for 2020. If the package passes, it'll put more IRS stimulus money in your pocket. Here's the status today and what could happen next.
Some Americans may be unwittingly throwing their long-awaited stimulus check in the trash. That's because, starting last week, the Treasury Department and the IRS started sending out economic impact payments in regular white envelopes that could be confused for junk mail.
The post office can send you a heads-up when your stimulus check is coming in the mail. We show you how to set up the free service on your phone or computer with the US Postal Service.