From here on out, the IRS will continue to sendon a weekly basis, either as new checks arriving for the first time or as . ( .) If you’re or got a than you feel you should’ve, you may be a candidate for a supplemental payment after the IRS . If you did get your check, we share the payment schedule and explain what to do if there’s an issue you need to resolve.
Read on for more details. In the meantime, here’s the current discussion on a. You can get more stimulus money from the through upcoming (here’s and who’s an ) and . Here’s what to know about now. This story has been updated.
IRS plus-up payments: What they are and why you would get one
A “” is a supplement to the stimulus money the iRS already paid out. But if you didn’t get the right amount the first time, the agency is sending automatic pay bumps to correct the error. You might get a plus-up payment if the IRS used your 2019 taxes to calculate your third stimulus check and then finds it underpaid you after processing your 2020 taxes. For example, perhaps you had a lower this time — or added a .
If you got your stimulus payment via, that’s how you’ll get your plus-up money, too. If the IRS doesn’t have your details on file, you may receive a paper check instead.
Plus-up payments will continue on a weekly basis as the IRSand reevaluates checks. The batch going out this week includes 1 million plus-up payments totaling more than $2 million.
Stimulus check payments so far
|Direct deposit||Paper checks||EIP Card||Direct Express Card||Plus-up|
|First payment batch — March 17||90 million ($242 billion)||150,000 ($442 million)||Not released||Not released||Not released|
|Second payment batch — March 24||17 million ($38 billion)||15 million ($34 billion)||5 million ($11 billion)||Not released||Not released|
|Third payment batch, including Social Security — April 3||2 million ($5 billion)||2 million ($5 billion)||Not disclosed||Up to 30 million to come||Not released|
|Fourth payment batch, including “plus-up” money — April 7||24 million ($33 billion)||1 million ($3 billion)||Not disclosed||3.1 million||1 million ($2 million)|
Here’s how the IRS will send your stimulus money
If you’re getting your new stimulus check delivered now (and not a plus-up), expect to receive it SSA. (More details below.)as a paper check or . However, if you’re an who has a Direct Express benefits card, you should get an electronic transfer. Otherwise, look for a check in the mail, but not an EIP card, according to the
Note that it could take days between the date the IRS or Treasuryand when you receive it, especially if your check is arriving through the mail. If you .