I received two stimulus checks. One was direct deposit and the other was a paper check. I should have only received one check. I fully expect the Internal Revenue Service will want the second check refunded. I cashed the paper check, but I put the cash aside so that I won’t spend it. How can I return the second check to the IRS? I couldn’t find anything on the IRS website.
These are stressful times. And while the federal government is stepping in to provide stimulus payments as relief to Americans, getting out millions of these payments means there are bound to be a few glitches.
The IRS has sent millions of Americans their coronavirus stimulus payments, but some are not getting the amounts they expected. What should you do if you think your coronavirus stimulus check amount is wrong?
See if you qualify for a stimulus payment and estimate how much money you can expect to receive with our interactive calculator.
If it feels like Christmas morning, that’s because the government has officially deposited the first wave of stimulus checks into Americans’ bank accounts. By now, you probably know the basics. To help the economy weather the coronavirus outbreak, the CARES Act is providing $1,200 for adults who make under $75,000, plus $500 per dependent and special rules for joint filers. The IRS began sending out the payments last month, starting a lengthy process that’ll take months to complete.
Many Americans will receive up to $1,200 as a coronavirus stimulus check. Calculate how much you'll get and when your check will arrive.
The U.S. Treasury will disburse up to $1,200 per adult based on income and $500 per child under age 17. Here’s a rundown of how much money you might get, how it will arrive and when.