If yourstill has not arrived by , or and you’re sure you for a payment, you’re probably starting to wonder if you should report your missing money — whether it’s your own of or the portion that covers your .
Here’s one thing not to do: The IRS doesn’t want you to call. “We’re committed to helping you get your stimulus payments as quickly as possible,” the IRS website says. “Please do not call the IRS about the new payment; our phone assistors do not have additional information beyond what’s available here on IRS.gov and in the.”
If you do think there is a problem with your payment, however, you have options to get help and hunt down your money, including. Our guide will give you information to help track down and file for a missing payment, no matter your situation. Plus, here’s what we also know about a , including , all the and . This story is updated frequently.
About 15 days after the IRS sends out your second check, you should receive a letter from the agency confirming the payment and giving you a way to get in touch with them to report any problems. When the first round of stimulus checks went out last year, that letter included two hotline phone numbers because thousands of agents were available to help. But with the second round of checks, the IRS has changed its tune.
Here are three common scenarios that might indicate you need to look into your stimulus payment:
- If you’re one of the millions of people who qualified for the , but never got it.
- If your second stimulus check set in the .
- If you got some of your stimulus money, but not all of it. (You can .)
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