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The IRS takes new steps to ensure people with children receive $500 Economic Impact Payments

August 17, 2020 • By

Last Updated: August 17, 2020

The IRS has extended its deadline to September 30, 2020 to provide information to the IRS using its IRS’ Non-Filer Tool if you:

 

 

  • Receive Social Security retirement, survivors, or disability benefits, or SSI payments.
  • Did not file a 2019 or 2018 tax return.
  • Have a qualifying child under age 17.
  • You did not already enter information in the IRS’ Non-Filer Tool for you and at least one child.

If you already entered information in the IRS’ Non-Filer Tool before and even after the IRS’ previously announced deadlines (April 22 if you receive Social Security; May 5 if you receive SSI), you do not need to do anything. The IRS will automatically make a payment in October based on the information you provided them.

Please read the IRS’ August 14 press release for more details.

 


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  1. Maria Mckenzie

    Hi I have an important question I am on disability and social security I have received my first and second stimulus check but I have not received anything for my 2 children my daughter is 16 and my son is 18 when I received my first stimulus my son was 17 but I not have received any funds for them and I haven’t worked all year what do I do because I need help

    • Vonda

      Hi Maria, thanks for using our blog. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), not Social Security, issues the Economic Income Payments. Social Security cannot answer EIP questions about your specific situation. Check out our Social Security and Coronavirus web page for more details. We hope this helps.

  2. Laura William

    I even have direct express card for social security disability and u didn’t get my cash on it this month. I actually have known as that range on he returned for every week now and I simply get out on hold ready for a person to answer, u have sat for two hours at a time and no answer. My power is set to be close off and my telephone already is I’m the usage of a friend’s.
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  3. fbees-office

    I have direct express card for social security disability and u didn’t get my money on it this month. I have called that number on he back for a week now and I just get out on hold waiting for someone to answer, u have sat for 2 hours at a time and no answer. My power is about to be shut off and my phone already is I’m using a friend’s.

    • Vonda VanTil, Public Affairs Specialist

      Hi William, thanks for using our blog. If you did not receive your Social Security or SSI benefit, and you have checked with Direct Express, please call us toll-free at 1-800-772-1213 for assistance or you can contact your local Social Security office. Please look for the general inquiry telephone number at the Social Security Office Locator. The number may appear under Show Additional Office Information. Please be aware that our call wait times are longer than normal. We hope this information helps.

  4. Michael Atherton

    I’m an American living in the Philippines, I’m on disability and gets monthly check. I have a 7 y/o son. But until now we didn’t received my EIP.

    • Vonda VanTil, Public Affairs Specialist

      Hi Michael, thank you for your question. Please visit the IRS Economic Impact Payments Information Center to answer your questions about eligibility, payment amounts, what to expect, when to expect it and more. If you are unable to find the answer, call the IRS hotline at 1-800-919-9835. Thanks!

    • Gary Tucker

      My Wife And I Have Been Married 9 Years Here In The Philippines And I Want To Know If She Is Eligible For A Stimulus Check And Our Rent Through Covid 19.

      • Vonda

        Hi Gary, thanks for using our blog. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), not Social Security, issues the Economic Income Payments. Social Security cannot answer EIP questions about your specific situation. Check out our Social Security and Coronavirus web page for more details. We hope this helps.

  5. yousef ghosheh

    I have been writing to every where about my EIP which neither I nor my wife received, despite our records at the SSI. I did not get any answer, I sincerely hope that I we will not be missed out. Can you help Please
    Yousef Ghosheh

  6. Heriberta montes

    Hi My son he have autism he receive SSI he don’t recieve 500 nothing

  7. Anyely

    Do I have to have a social security account to receive my economic impact payment?
    I entered my information in IRS Non-Filer Tool.
    But today is September 30 and I haven’t received my payment.
    Do I have to create a social security account to receive it?

    Please I need a soon answer.

    • Alisha Justus

      Will my two daughters one is 12 years and the other is 16 years old I’m just asking because on the last stimulus check my oldest daughter did not even get hers at all 😏

  8. Anyely

    Do I have to have a social security account to receive my economic impact payment?
    I entered my information in IRS Non-Filer Tool.
    But today is September 30 and I haven’t received my payment.
    Do I have to create a social security account to receive it?

    • Vonda VanTil, Public Affairs Specialist

      Hi Anyely, thanks for using our blog. The Internal Revenue Service, which is part of the Department of Treasury, is the agency making the Economic Income Payments to eligible people. You do not have to create a my Social Security account. Please visit the IRS Economic Impact Payments Information Center to answer your questions about eligibility, payment amounts, what to expect, when to expect it and more. If you are unable to find the answer, call the IRS hotline at 1-800-919-9835. Thanks!

      • Onedia

        My daughter did not receive money for her children on the first stimulus she receives SSI but our kids do not so she have to add them and she never got money for the first and I’m trying to see how can she receive money for the second stimulus and also they have already sent her her 600 what are we do and how do we add the kids can you please help

        • Vonda

          Hi Onedia, thanks for using our blog. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), not Social Security, issues the Economic Income Payments. Social Security cannot answer EIP questions about your specific situation. Check out our Social Security and Coronavirus web page for more details. We hope this helps.

  9. Barbara & Alan Dial

    We have 2 sons who are 18 but still in high school. Do they qualify for the stimulus check? We filed for them but they have never received it when the first stimulus checks were distributed. Thank you.

    • Vonda VanTil, Public Affairs Specialist

      Hi Barbara, thank you for your question. Please visit the IRS Economic Impact Payments Information Center to answer your questions about eligibility, payment amounts, what to expect, when to expect it and more. If you are unable to find the answer, call the IRS hotline at 1-800-919-9835. Thanks!

  10. Lelani Sturdevant

    I am from the Philippines and my son receives his SSI benefit and I am his representative payee. Does he qualify for this $500 too?

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