If you are waiting for you, we’ll explain what you need to know about tracking your payment online with the IRS tool, including what it will and won’t tell you.
Additionally, if there is an issue with the delivery of your stimulus check, the tracker tool is the IRS’s primary way of communicating with you. Here’s everything you need to know below. For more details, here is the latest reading on one, and here’s where you can brush it up This story was recently updated.
IRS Get My Payment Tracker: Update Schedule & Other Things You Need to Know
The IRS tracking tool called Get My Payment is designed to share the status of your third stimulus check. To get the status of the third check, enter your social security number, date of birth, address, and zip code. Then the tool displays a message with information about your check.
What the tool tells you
- Whether the payment has been sent
- The payment method ( , or
- The date your incentive money was spent
- If it still can’t determine your status – more on error messages below
What do I get, does not say
The IRS doesn’t want you to call if you have a payment problem. The agency has said its representatives have no information other than what’s in the tool.
Can I sign up for direct deposit with the Get My Payment tool?
If you don’taccount already created with the federal government, the IRS tool has no function to add it. That is a deviation from the first stimulus check.
However, the IRS FAQ for Get My Payment says that you can provide bank details if the IRS cannot provide your payment. After your payment is returned to the IRS, you can add your bank information in the tool.
With theand try to slow down the processing of returns with your 2020 tax return, you may not get into the system fast enough, especially now that the IRS and the Treasury have
What does it mean when the status says ‘More information needed’?
According to the IRS 2021 Payment FAQ, a “More Information Needed” message in the Get My Payment tool means that your payment was returned because the US Postal Service was unable to deliver it.
The FAQs state that you can have your payment redone as aby providing a routing and account number for a bank account, a prepaid debit card (the card must be reloadable, the IRS said), or a financial service that has a routing and account number associated with it. The updated FAQ said you can too to receive your payment.
What does ‘Payment status not available’ mean?
Don’t be alarmed if the Get My Payment tool gives you a message saying “Payment status not available.” According to the IRS, you can see this message until your payment has cleared. So you don’t have to do anything.
However, it could also mean that you are not eligible for a payment according to the IRS, so you may want toand connect your numbers to see if you owe money.
Get My Payment says the IRS sent me a third incentive payment, but I did not receive it
If the IRS online tool says the agency spent your incentive money, but you don’t have it in the mail or in your bank account and it never arrived in your mailbox, you may need toHandy if you do that too
Should I keep the IRS letter confirming my third incentive payment? What if I can’t find it?
If the IRS issues you a stimulus check, it will send a notice by mail to your last known address within 15 days of making the payment to confirm delivery. The letter contains information about when and how payment was made, and how to report it to the IRS if you haven’t received your check. The letter is useful if youHere’s how
How can I track the status of my stimulus to check if it is being sent by email?
If your third stimulus check goes out in the mail, the US Postal Service has a free app that can let you know when it’s about to deliver your stimulus money from the IRS. Called Informed Delivery, the email tracking service automatically scans your letters and can notify you when they will be delivered. Here’s more about itto keep an eye on your payment.
What if I am still missing money from the first or second incentive payments?
The IRS no longer automatically sends the first and second payments. If you think you still owe money from one of these rounds, your best bet to claim that the first or second payment is missing is to submit theas part of If you qualify, you need to know how much money the IRS has allocated to you, which you can do The IRS said the updated Get My Payment tracker will not give you information about the first and second checks. Instead, you need to set up your IRS account and check for information about those two payments.
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