UPDATE: Important deadlines to know if you are still waiting on stimulus funds

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The IRS hasn’t been 100% flawless in handing out the stimulus funds. If you are still waiting for your check, or for your dependent funds, there are two important deadlines to know.

September 30, 2020: For federal benefit recipients who got their $1,200 but not their $500 for dependents, use the non-filers tool to claim your $500. If you have already registered your dependent through this tool, or filed a 2018 or 2019 tax return you do not need to do it again.

October 15th, 2020: If you do not normally file a tax return, you can use the non-filers tool to receive your funds by year end. Do not use the non-filers tool if you plan to submit a 2018 or 2019 tax return.

Read more about paper filing to claim, and dependent requirements here.

The CFPB put together this excellent and detailed guide to aid you in receiving your payment.

As always, read the IRS stimulus payment FAQ page here.

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