From COVID-19 testing to passing legislation, the government’s slogan for its coronavirus response might as well be “better late than never.”
Now that slogan applies to the newly relaunched section of the IRS website that lets you check on the status of your second stimulus payment. On Monday, the IRS brought its “Get My Payment” portal back to life, finally allowing a little transparency into the economic impact payments we’ve been told are coming our way.
The IRS debuted the website in April around the first economic impact payments. It let people submit their information, including their social security numbers, names, and addresses, to see when they were scheduled to receive their checks and where those checks would be going (whether to a physical address or a bank account). There was also an option to submit your direct deposit information if the IRS didn’t have that already. Read more…
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