Update on Economic Impact Payments for Social Security and SSI Beneficiaries

Beginning today, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will issue Economic Impact Payments (EIP) to approximately 1.4 million SSI recipients with representative payees and 10.4 million Social Security beneficiaries with representative payees.

The IRS will issue the EIPs via direct deposit and Direct Express starting today, May 22, to the same direct deposit account or Direct Express card as the recipient’s monthly Social Security or SSI payment. Paper check EIPs will be mailed starting May 27.

Visit www.ssa.gov/coronavirus/#reppayee to learn about EIPs and representative payees. You can find the eligibility requirements and other information about the EIPs at the IRS’ Economic Impact Payment Information Center.


581 thoughts on “Update on Economic Impact Payments for Social Security and SSI Beneficiaries

  1. IRS did not check with Social Decurity to get my bank account information for the impact payment and, instead, mailed a letter to my POB saying, “Your Economic Impact Payment Has Arrived.”
    When I looked further, the envelope for Notice #1444 (EN-SP) was empty.
    Where is the check?

  2. I began receiving social security in Feb. Yet I have not received a direct deposit of stimulus payment yet. Many around me in the same situation have received theirs. Is there a method used for disbursement of payment. If so how is it determined…

  3. I am 56 years old and on SSI, no payee, get my payment doesn’t work on the IRS website, the phone number doesn’t help, just automated.. I thought all SSI recipients was supposed to get their EIC in May. Everyone I know has received theirs. I need my money like everyone else . I have Direct Express, so no excuses

  4. Hi commotiomer your beautiful I couldn’t even get that out here she comes so I going to get back to work love Scotty Allen Koman I thank you for what great work your doing now you would make a great president. Good night
    Love from the Komans PL excuse my speelling I’m writing a. Book . And he works out of his as well so take care of yourself bye

  5. Not sure why those on a fixed income, which was Not interrupted due to the issues, are receiving “e c o n o m i c i m p a c t” payments.
    Their economic impact was Zero.
    Small business owners who were Forced to Close, those laid off because employers couldn’t operate should have been the only ones in line in my view.
    Please explain.

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