Looking back at 2020, COVID-19 truly tested our patience and proved to us just how important it is to be cautious and considerate of others in every aspect of our lives.
With the start of 2021, the federal government has begun depositing a second round of economic stimulus checks in the amount of $600 into eligible taxpayers’ bank accounts that some of us are still waiting for.
The IRS deadline to of submitted your direct deposit information was May 13th of last year. Like how the last round of stimulus checks went, if you missed that deadline to provide them with your most updated banking information, you may receive their economic stimulus check by debit card or paper check in the mail.
If you’ve been checking your bank account every day – you’re not alone. If you are one of those taxpayers’ wondering when your second stimulus check will be made available to you, don’t fret – SafeAuto is here to provide you with more detailed information on how you can monitor the status of your second stimulus check.
When will I receive my economic stimulus check?
Direct deposits from the IRS began on December 29th, 2020, and paper checks began to be mailed December 30th. According to the IRS, eligible taxpayers’ can expect their economic impact check throughout the month of January.
If you have received your economic statement payout and it’s not the full amount, you could be eligible to claim the recovery rebate credit on a 2020 Form 1040 or form 1040-SR.
How can I check the status of my stimulus check?
The IRS has made it easy for consumers to check the status of their second stimulus check by going to the Get My Payment portal at IRS.gov. Once you land on this page, click the blue ‘Get My Payment’ button to get started on finding out when your second stimulus check will arrive.
The bottom line.
The COVID-19 pandemic forced us all to get used to a new normal filled with masks, social distancing, and lots of time at home. Although 2020 has ended, we still must practice safety measures to keep ourselves and others safe from further spread of COVID-19.
At SafeAuto, we want our customers and their families to not only enjoy the road ahead but stay safe. Now more than ever, it’s important to do our part to keep ourselves, our loved ones, and our neighbors safe from further spreading COVID-19. Although 2020 was a very hard year, let’s make the most out of 2021 by remaining healthy, and playing it safe on the road!