The stimulus payments are now being handed to eligible individuals. Those who are eligible will get up to $1,200 as part of the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security).
If your adjusted gross income on your 2019 or 2018 tax return was below $75,000, you will get the full $1,200. This is doubled for joint filers. For single filers, every $5,000 on adjusted gross income over $75,000 will cut your check amount by $250. Again—this is doubled for joint filers.
As for applying for the stimulus checks, the whole process can be done on the IRS website. Click here to make your application for the stimulus checks. To determine your eligibility, you will need your:
- 2019 tax return
- 2018 tax return if you haven’t filed a 2019 tax return yet
Once this is all set and done, you will then wait for a couple of days for your application to be processed.
Check the Status of Stimulus Check Application
Without a doubt, the Internal Revenue Service provides us with a lot of tools and services to keep us up to date. After you complete your application, you can then go ahead and check the status of it. This can easily be done using the where’s my stimulus check.
Open the IRS page for checking the status of stimulus payments from here. Click on Get My Payment and verify your identity. Once that is set and done, you will see the current status of your stimulus check application.
Note: Same as the Where’s My Refund, this tool is updated overnight. Therefore, checking multiple times throughout the day won’t show any updates.