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at140

(6,105 posts)
Sat Apr 11, 2020, 11:46 AM Apr 2020

Starting next week, Americans can give IRS direct deposit information to get stimulus check faster

WASHINGTON — As soon as next week, Americans will be able to provide the Internal Revenue Service with direct deposit information so they can receive their stimulus checks of up to $1,200, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told House Democrats in a call Wednesday evening.

Soon after Congress passed the $2 trillion economic stimulus bill last month, the IRS said it was working on an online portal that would allow taxpayers, once verified, to find out the status of their checks and, if necessary, to provide their banking information for direct deposit. Initially, it wasn’t expected to be done until the end of April.

https://www.pennlive.com/coronavirus/2020/04/starting-next-week-americans-can-give-irs-direct-deposit-information-to-get-stimulus-check-faster.html

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Starting next week, Americans can give IRS direct deposit information to get stimulus check faster (Original Post) at140 Apr 2020 OP
Good news if true pandr32 Apr 2020 #1
We will find out in just a couple of days according to this source. at140 Apr 2020 #2
You already can give them your info progree Apr 2020 #3
Even better news! at140 Apr 2020 #4
I learned about it just yesterday progree Apr 2020 #5

progree

(10,864 posts)
3. You already can give them your info
Sat Apr 11, 2020, 12:30 PM
Apr 2020

IRS portal for non-filers: https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/non-filers-enter-payment-info-here

More info from IRS on the stimulus deposits/checks:
https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/economic-impact-payment-information-center

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I found this from the OP's article interesting:

The IRS could begin sending printed checks to those it does not have direct deposit information for by the end of April, according to the memo. The IRS can print up to 5 million checks a week, and it could take months to deliver mailed checks.

at140

(6,105 posts)
4. Even better news!
Sat Apr 11, 2020, 12:32 PM
Apr 2020

I was simply quoting a media source I came across.
One poster had asked the question a couple of days before, and at that time I did not know the portal was or would be available.
Bookmarking!

progree

(10,864 posts)
5. I learned about it just yesterday
Sat Apr 11, 2020, 12:38 PM
Apr 2020

IRS launches website to speed relief payments to some low-income Americans who don't file taxes, Los Angeles Times, 4/10/20
https://news.yahoo.com/irs-launches-website-speed-relief-175525624.html

(no paywall on this one)

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