Stimulus payments linked to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic are coming to millions of Americans via direct deposit this month. However, some American taxpayers don’t normally get a tax refund, so the IRS doesn’t have their direct-deposit information.
If that’s your situation, Business Insider reports you might have to wait several weeks or months to get paid. The agency plans to start sending out checks around April 24th.
It intends to pay the lowest earners first. The IRS says it is developing a “web-based portal” to collect bank details for quicker payment.
In the meantime, take a deep breath, wash your hands, and wait for a paper check in the mail.
When Will You Get Your Stimulus Check? Within Days If You Have Direct Deposit, Far Longer If Not.
By this time next week, an estimated 50 to 70 million Americans will likely have had a stimulus check from the federal government deposited into their bank account.