President Joe Biden has signed the 13.5 million more dependents will of — the .into law, and the IRS will start — . In this round, unlike , nearly
The rules and details surrounding dependent qualifications, taxes and more can get confusing, depending on your situation — especially since the third check will arrive in the. And if you’re still from the first two checks, you’re likely wondering when you’ll get that. Or if you had a , or you’re in a — questions abound.
We’ll tell you what you need to know about dependents (includingand people of all ages with disabilities), and how may or . And if you’re curious, here’s who . This story was recently updated.
All dependents qualify for a third check, no matter their age
For the, qualified dependents were defined as anyone age 16 or younger ( compare with the third). Each dependent counted toward a flat rate in the family total, with no cap on the number of child dependents claimed. That rate was $500 for the first check, approved in March, and $600 for the second, which was approved and sent in December.
The new bill that Biden will sign into law on Friday earmarks $1,400 per dependent of any age, to be around 13.5 million college students, and children of all ages with certain disabilities.of their parents or guardians. For the first time, 17-year-olds and adult dependents (anyone 18 or older) are also eligible for a payment as part of the new bill. This group includes