Questions and Answers about the Second Economic Impact Payment
Below are frequently asked questions about the second Economic Impact (Stimulus) Payment, separated by topic. Please do not call the IRS.
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Will I need to know the amount of my Second EIP when figuring the Recovery Rebate Credit on my 2020 tax return?
If I filed a married filing joint return in 2019, do both my spouse and I need to have an SSN valid for employment to receive a payment?
Does my qualifying child need to have an SSN valid for employment or will an Adoption Taxpayer Identification Number (ATIN) or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) be accepted?
If I live in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, will I get a payment if I’m eligible?
I’m a citizen or resident of one of the Freely Associated States (Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau). Am I eligible to receive a payment?
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I received the first payment after using the Non-Filer tool, do I need to do anything to receive this payment?
I’m a Social Security, Railroad Retirement, or Veterans benefit recipient, do I need to take any action?
Will the Non-Filers tool be available if I’m not required to file and didn’t use it before November 22, 2020?
Receiving My Payment
Will my payment be reduced or offset if I owe tax, have a payment agreement with the IRS, owe other Federal or state debt or owe money to other debt collectors?
If I received my first Economic Impact Payment on an EIP Card, will my second payment be deposited on that same EIP Card?
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