Still no second stimulus check? This possible IRS error might be the reason why

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Some Americans who used tax-preparer services like TurboTax and H&R Block still haven’t received their stimulus checks. As the United States grapples with the aftermath of Wednesday’s shocking insurrection and talking heads across the globe debate the fate of American democracy, many at home are still grappling with financial hardship wrought by the coronavirus pandemic , a reality made no less dire by yesterday’s mob. Read Full Story

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IRS tax refund update: Are you one of the 1.3 million people owed money from three years ago?

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Under U.S. tax law, people who fail to file a tax return get three years to claim their refunds. For millions of Americans, that three years is almost up. Millions of Americans are still waiting for their 2020 tax refunds as the understaffed Internal Revenue Service grapples with a mountain of yet-to-be-processed returns, constantly changing tax rules, and the arduous task of distributing the latest stimulus checks. Read Full Story

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Third stimulus checks update: $1,400 still on the table after GOP attempt to lower threshold defeated

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However, the soonest Americans are likely to receive a third stimulus check is mid-March. If you’re holding out for the third stimulus check, there’s some good news: the next payment is still on track to be $1,400 for many Americans. That’s thanks to House Democrats who have defeated a Republican-led effort to lower the threshold for the next stimulus payment, reports CNN. Read Full Story

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If you don’t need your stimulus check, this site will help you donate it

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#CheckForGood makes it easy to direct your Trump-signed check to a list of organizations helping people who are out of work. If you’re lucky enough to still have a job—unlike the 30 million Americans who have filed for unemployment over the last six weeks—and you’ve decided you don’t need the stimulus check that you may be eligible for from the government, a simple new tool called #CheckForGood will help you choose where to donate the money. Read Full Story

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The IRS is sending out 50,000 stimulus checks next month: Here’s who gets one

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The IRS is rectifying an issue where some indivuduals’ original stimulus payment went to pay their spouse’s past-due child support. With Democratic and Republican lawmakers still at odds, it’s unknown when, or if, the majority of Americans will get another stimulus check. However, there’s some good news: The IRS is sending out another round of stimulus checks to 50,000 Americans next month. Here’s what you need to know: Read Full Story

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Here’s what would need to happen for $2,000 stimulus checks to pass

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House Democrats have passed a bill giving Americans $2,000 stimulus checks. Here’s what it’ll still take for that to happen. After stalling for a week, President Trump finally signed the latest stimulus bill. The bill provides for another round of stimulus checks– but worth up to only $600 this time . That’s far less than what most Americans were hoping for–and less than what the Democrats wanted, which were checks worth $2,000 apiece. That’s why the Dems put a second stimulus bill to the floor in the House last night, calling for $2,000 stimulus checks. It passed the Democratic-controlled House with a two-thirds majority. Still, that’s hardly the only step needed to get the two-grand in your pocket. Here’s what’s left: Read Full Story

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