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Kellyp9785
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When should a turbotax user recieve their stimulus check

 
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DoninGA
Level 15

When should a turbotax user recieve their stimulus check

The stimulus payment will go to the account you entered for direct deposit on the 2019 tax return.  The direct deposit information cannot be changed.  If the account is closed the IRS will send the payment by mail or on a debit card.

 

Go to this IRS website for stimulus information - https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/treasury-and-irs-begin-delivering-second-round-of-economic-impact-payme...

 

Go to this IRS website to check the status of your payment - https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/get-my-payment

 

If you do not receive the second stimulus payment on or before January 15, 2021 and you are eligible it will be entered on your federal tax return, Form 1040 on Line 30.

The Form 1040 has not been finalized and needs to updated to include the 2nd Economic Impact Payment.

AmyC
Expert Alumni

When should a turbotax user recieve their stimulus check

Please check the IRS website for your stimulus check. You need to know if:

1. You paid for your return before filing or

2. Did you have the fees taken from your refund or use Visa debit card

 

If #1, the stimulus check will go to your bank account directly from the IRS.

If #2, the stimulus check will go to SBTPG/Green Dot and then be routed to you. My understanding is an additional 1-2 days. You may contact Green Dot at 888-285-4169.

 

You may check the status of your payment at IRS.gov/GetMyPayment

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