Daniels, whose career was in professional accounting, learned soon after the March 27 endorsement of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, that she automatically would receive a $1,200 stimulus deposit in the same place where her Supplemental Security Income arrives, she said. “At first I thought I wasn’t eligible to even get it,” she said. She took heart when she read the rules of the process spelled out at the website of the Internal Revenue Service, which is in charge of the millions of individual CARES Act distributions for the U.S. Treasury Department. The guidance is entitled Get My Payment. Then she became discouraged. Daniels has a computer, an internet connection, and the skills to use them. Yet for more than a month, she could not access the information at the online portal advertised as the gateway to “check on the status of your Economic Impact Payment.” Each day that she tried to find out when she could expect the money, “It kept telling me my payment status was not available,” she told the Native Sun News Today. Meanwhile the application and deposit target dates promised by the Administration came and went with no funds landing in her account, she said. That turned out to be a problem for Americans all across the United States until the IRS managed to fix the portal. Many missed the April 22 deadline for applying to obtain $500 per dependent child and now must wait until 2021 to seek it.
Ronald "Isaac" Neiss didn't think he'd be eligible for a $1,200 #Coronavirus stimulus check. But the 20-year-old Sicangu Lakota man figured it would be worth a try. #COVID19 #UrbanIndians #SouthDakota https://t.co/Nmlfzm0RcA— indianz.com (@indianz) May 20, 2020
For example, someone who did not need to file a tax return in 2018 or 2019 is not currently on the IRS rolls so must apply. In that group, all you must do to register for and receive the payment is go to the IRS website and set up a non-filer account. You have until October 15 to apply and receive Economic Impact Payments by the end of 2020. At the website, you also can find out if you need to file a tax statement for the past year. If you find out you do in order to obtain your stimulus check, for example if you are self-employed, you have until July 15 to file the information. Native Sun News Today
Treasury is delivering millions of Economic Impact Payments by prepaid debit card https://t.co/gAP8vcXHLj— Treasury Department (@USTreasury) May 18, 2020