• Did you file a 2019 or 2018 Federal income tax return?
  • Yes
    • Did you get a refund and choose direct deposit?
    • Yes
      • You don’t need to take any action. The amount of Economic Impact Payment to which you are entitled will be deposited to that same account.

    • No. I got a refund by mail or I had a balance due on my return.
      • You don’t need to take any action. The amount of Economic Impact Payment to which you are entitled will be mailed to the address the IRS has on file for you.

        You may be able to use the Get My Payment tool to provide direct deposit account information once the IRS has processed your return. If you aren’t given the option to provide your direct deposit information, it means the IRS will mail your Economic Impact Payment.

  • No
    • Are you required to file a Federal income tax return?
    • Yes
      • You should file your 2019 return as soon as you can. Your Economic Impact Payment will not be reduced – even if you owe tax. File electronically for the quickest processing. Even if you owe and can’t pay, you should still file, and visit the Get Help page on the Taxpayer Advocate Service website for more information about payment options.

        You may be able to use the Get My Payment tool to provide direct deposit account information once the IRS has processed your return. If you aren’t given the option to provide your direct deposit information, it means the IRS will mail your Economic Impact Payment.

        If you don’t choose direct deposit, the IRS will mail your Economic Impact Payment (if eligible for a payment).
    • No
      • Do you receive any of these benefits?
            • Social Security retirement benefits,
            • Social Security survivor benefits,
            • Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) benefits,
            • Supplemental security income (SSI),
            • Railroad Retirement benefits, or
            • Veterans Affairs Compensation and Pension (C&P) benefits.
      • Yes
        • Do you receive these benefits through direct deposit to your bank account?
        • Yes
          • The IRS will direct deposit your Economic Impact Payment to the account where you normally receive your benefits and you do not need to take any further action.

            However, if you have a qualifying child or children and you didn’t receive the $500 per qualifying child payment earlier this year, you must use the Non-Filers tool, before September 30, 2020 and provide information about them to receive a $500 (per child) supplemental payment. If you miss the September 30 deadline, you will need to wait until next year and claim a recovery rebate credit on your 2020 Federal income tax return.

            If you’re unable to access the Non-Filers tool, you may submit a simplified paper return following the procedures described in Economic Impact Payment Information Center: Non-Filers Tool, Question 10 (Q10), on IRS.gov.
        • No
          • The IRS will mail your Economic Impact Payment (if eligible for a payment) to the address where you normally receive your benefit.

            However if you have a qualifying child or children and you didn’t receive the $500 per qualifying child payment earlier this year, you must use the Non-Filers tool, before September 30, 2020 and provide information about them to receive a $500 (per child) supplemental payment. If you miss the September 30 deadline, you will need to wait until next year and claim a recovery rebate credit on your 2020 Federal income tax return.

            If you’re unable to access the Non-Filers tool, you may submit a simplified paper return following the procedures described in Economic Impact Payment Information Center: Non-Filers Tool, Question 10 (Q10), on IRS.gov.
      • No
        • The IRS needs more information to get your Economic Impact Payment to you. By October 15 use the Non-Filers tool on IRS.gov to provide basic information the IRS needs to issue your payment. Make sure to provide direct deposit information to receive your Economic Impact Payment sooner. If you miss the October 15 deadline you will need to wait until next year and claim a recovery rebate credit on your 2020 Federal income tax return.

          If you don’t choose direct deposit, the IRS will mail your Economic Impact Payment (assuming you are eligible for a payment).

          If you’re unable to access the Non-Filers tool, you may submit a simplified paper return following the procedures described in Economic Impact Payment Information Center: Non-Filers Tool, Question 10 (Q10), on IRS.gov.
Disclaimer: This tool is not intended to determine if you qualify to receive an Economic Impact Payment or the amount of such payment.