Many who are fighting to end the meeting are waiting for the White House and the democratic negotiationsfor one and a to counteract the economic effects of . But up to 9 million people who qualify for an initial stimulus check have still not received it and may not even know they are eligible.
That group includes people who did not have to file a federal income tax return in either 2018 or 2019. To get their checks, these non-filters must register to get their money. The IRS sends letters of instruction with instructions, but we tell you what you need to know and how to get started. (Some people withalso lacks parts of his check and has .)
The IRS is estimated to have sent 160 million payments as of August, posted checks and . Here’s what you need to know about when one to eligible Americans and you can have. You can too to estimate your amount. These are they .
What is the deadline for requesting an initial payment?
Those who use the tool Non-Filers must request payment by October 15. Then the only way to claim a payment is to file a federal income tax return.
How will the IRS contact you?
The IRS will send letters – as it calls IRS 1444-A – around September 24 to those who may be eligible. The agency said the letter will be sent from an IRS address. You can see a copy of the letter here (PDF) in English and Spanish.
How do you claim your payment?
If you did not have to file a federal tax return, the letter asks you to use the IRS’s non-filter tool, where you can provide certain information to claim your payment.
If you had to file your federal taxes but did not do so, the letter directs you to file your taxes electronicallyand then use the IRS’s Get My Payment to check the status of your payment.
For more information on financial consequences, you have tips on, and . Again, you can use to get an estimate of how much you can get.