Here's how to track your stimulus check with the IRS Get My Payment app now
Even if you're blessed with abundant patience, you might be curious about the status of your stimulus check, and if the IRS has processed it yet. You might even want to know how you'll get your money -- as a direct deposit to your bank account or in the mail as a check or prepaid debit card. We'll show you how to use the IRS' Get My Payment online portal so you can see more information about where your check is and when you might get it.
Using the tool isn't hard. You'll just have to enter some specific information and spend a few minutes online to get the status of your coronavirus relief money. As of May 22, the IRS has made 152 million payments -- if you're getting antsy wondering where yours is, here are nine reasons your check may be delayed or might not arrive at all.
After tracking your payment status with the IRS, you might also consider signing up for the US Postal Service app that will actually notify you when your payment will arrive in the mail, complete with a photo of your envelope.
The IRS' Get My Payment app has been known to turn up some common problems. Many have been fixed, but if you run into trouble, it's a good note to keep in mind. And if you're wondering about a second round of stimulus checks, here's what we know so far. This story updates often with the latest news ...
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