IRS Launches New Tool for Non-Filers
April 10, 2020, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service launched a new web tool allowing those who don't normally file a tax return a way to provide basic information so they can receive their Economic Impact Payment.
Please review the quoted text below to see if you qualify.
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Who is eligible for the Economic Impact Payment?
U.S. citizens or resident aliens who:
Have a valid Social Security number,
Could not be claimed as a dependent of another taxpayer, and
Had adjusted gross income under certain limits.
Who will receive the Economic Impact Payment automatically without taking additional steps?
Most eligible U.S. taxpayers will automatically receive their Economic Impact Payments including:
Individuals who filed a federal income tax for 2018 or 2019
Individuals who receive Social Security retirement or Social Security Disability Insurance benefits
Individuals who receive Railroad Retirement benefits
Who should use Non-Filers: Enter Payment Info to provide additional information to receive the Economic Impact Payment?
Eligible U.S. citizens or permanent residents who:
Had gross income that did not exceed $12,200 ($24,400 for married couples) for 2019
Were not otherwise required to file a federal income tax return for 2019, and didn't plan to
You can provide the necessary information to the IRS easily and quickly for no fee through Non-Filers: Enter Payment Info. We will use this information to determine your eligibility and payment amount and send you an Economic Impact Payment. After providing this information you won’t need to take any additional action.
For more information and to access the new web tool, go to: Non-Filers: Enter Payment Info Here
The IRS is building a second tool (expected to be available by April 17, 2020) called Get My Payment which will provide people with the status of their payment and a way to provide updated bank account information for direct deposit of the Economic Impact Payment.