Thecontinue to go out in . and those who get were the most recent recipients of . “ for those who are now eligible for more money are also on the way. If you’re still waiting for your check, however, it could be that your payment is scheduled for later, you may have been skipped over, or something bigger is holding up the arrival of your .
It can be challenging to find the, but the place to start is with . If you suspect there is a bigger problem with your payment and it’s missing — maybe the IRS tracker tool says the agency has but you’ve not received it — you may want to ask the IRS to hunt down your check. The same applies if you didn’t get all or part of the . There are a few ways to track your payment, depending on your situation. Some people have to file a (even ). Others will need to request something called an IRS payment trace.
We’ll explain what a payment trace is, including the two scenarios in which you may need to request one, as well as how to get started. We’ve also got stimulus payment guides for, , and . Plus, here’s what we’re hearing about a potential , , what may happen with and the latest on the ( ). This story was recently updated.
Do a payment trace if Get My Payment says your payment was sent — but you don’t have it
The IRS continues to, so there’s a good chance that if you haven’t gotten yours yet, it’s in the works. You can using the free IRS tracking tool, called Get My Payment. We have full instructions on and the different messages you might see there. You need to plug in your Social Security number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number, date of birth, street address and ZIP or postal code. The portal will show your payment status, if your money has been scheduled to send and the payment method ( or by mail) and date. You might also see a different message or an error. (Here’s through the USPS.)
You’ll need to request a payment trace if the Get My Payment portal shows your payment was issued, but you haven’t received it within the following time frames…Read more>>