Deadline Is Approaching for Non-Filers to Claim Their Economic Impact Payments

The IRS will mail letters to Americans who didn’t receive an Economic Impact Payment (EIP) and typically do not file federal income tax returns. The letters will be sent to approximately 9 million people who may be eligible for, but have not registered to claim an EIP. The mailing will begin around September 24 to people that didn’t file a return for 2018 or 2019.

employer tax creditIt will include information on eligibility criteria and how to register using the Non-Filers: Enter Payment Info Here tool by October 15 in order to receive the EIP by the end of the year. Individuals can receive up to $1,200, and married couples can receive up to $2,400. People with qualifying children under age 17 at the end of 2019 can get up to an additional $500 for each qualifying child.

Please note, receiving a letter is not a guarantee of eligibility for an Economic Impact Payment.

View IRS Notice 1444-A here.

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