By Rocky Mengle, Tax Editor
April 27, 2020
If you happen to’re a disabled, blind, or aged one that receives Supplemental Safety Earnings (SSI) advantages, you may mechanically get a $1,200 digital stimulus cost in case you did not file a 2018 or 2019 tax return. (If you happen to did file a return for one of many final two years, the quantity of your cost can be based mostly on info contained in your most up-to-date return). Nonetheless, non-filers who obtain SSI advantages, and have (or maintain) kids 16 years previous or youthful, can get an additional $500-per-child added to their stimulus examine—in the event that they act earlier than Could 5.
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To get the extra stimulus cost, use the IRS’s “Non-Filers: Enter Your Fee Data Right here” device to ship the IRS details about your dependent kids. (Go to irs.gov/coronavirus/non-filers-enter-payment-info-here to entry the device.) However it’s good to do that by Could 5 so as to get the additional $500-per-child added to your stimulus examine.
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If the IRS does not have the dependent info in time, your stimulus cost can be for the usual $1,200 quantity. Nonetheless, it is possible for you to to assert the extra $500-per-child quantity while you file your 2020 tax return subsequent yr.
Non-filers who obtain SSI advantages ought to obtain their automated funds by mid-Could, in line with the IRS.
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