Have you received your stimulus payment yet? Many still waiting due to glitch
Millions of Americans are still waiting on their stimulus check. If you haven’t received your stimulus payment you should contact the IRS. READ: More stimulus payment coverageCheck the status of your stimulus paymentThe IRS relaunched its “Get My Payment” tool. According to the IRS, some people received their first stimulus payment in partial payments. If you received partial payments the application will only show the most recent.
When will you get your stimulus payment? Here’s how to track the $1,400
Stimulus checks started rolling into bank accounts over the weekend but there are still a lot of people with questions about their stimulus payment. READ: 3rd stimulus check update: How to track your $1,400 payment from IRSHow can you track your stimulus payment? The IRS offers a Get My Payment tool that you can use to track the status of your stimulus payment. Click here to track your stimulus payment. The legislation provides a payment of $1,400 for a single taxpayer or $2,800 for a married couple that files jointly, and $1,400 per dependent.
When can you expect to receive the $1,400 stimulus payment? Who’s eligible?
DETROIT – The $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill could be on President Joe Biden’s desk by the end of the week -- but when will the stimulus payments make their way to citizens? Local 4′s Hank Winchester spoke with Sen. Debbie Stabenow on Monday from Washington. READ: Stimulus check update: When to expect $1,400 payments and who’s eligible? The bill includes a $1,400 stimulus payment for individuals earning less than $75,000 and couples making less than $150,000. As the COVID-19 bill moves forward, citizens should update their information with the IRS.
Stimulus payments delivered to Michiganders on prepaid debit cards not a scam, attorney general says
LANSING, Mich. – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said stimulus payments being delivered to residents via prepaid debit card is not a scam. According to a press release from the Attorney General’s Office, the debit cards will have a Visa logo on the front and issuing bank name, MetaBank, N.A., on the back. “Mailed stimulus payments will arrive in a white envelope with the U.S. Department of Treasury seal. For additional information on how to use the preloaded Visa debit card, or to confirm the status of a stimulus payment, visit the IRS website. “I still believe that bill is absolutely necessary.”While many Michiganders recently received $600 stimulus checks, some believe that isn’t enough for those in need to get by.
Glitches that could hold up delivery of your $600 stimulus payment
DETROIT – How you filed your tax return could impact how and when you receive your $600 stimulus payment. On Monday night, H&R Block posted on Facebook:H&R Block understands stimulus checks are vitally important for millions of Americans. The IRS determines where second stimulus payments were sent, and in some cases, money was sent to a different account than the first stimulus payment last spring. READ: IRS relaunches ‘Get My Payment’ tool to track $600 stimulus checksCheck the status of your stimulus paymentThe IRS relaunched its “Get My Payment” tool. The tool allows you to confirm if the IRS sent your stimulus payment.
Still waiting for your $600 stimulus payment? Here’s how to track it
DETROIT – Many people are wondering where their stimulus payment is. There is a way for you to check the status of your stimulus payment online. READ: IRS relaunches ‘Get My Payment’ tool to track $600 stimulus checksCheck the status of your stimulus paymentThe IRS relaunched its “Get My Payment” tool. According to the IRS, some people received their first stimulus payment in partial payments. Click here to check the status of your stimulus checkREAD: Michigan members of Congress weigh in on COVID stimulus status
Financial expert weighs in on second stimulus, federal benefits debates
DETROIT – The debate has been underway in Washington over another possible stimulus and federal benefits. How could it affect your bottom line if you rely on unemployment assistance? Local 4′s Hank Winchester spoke with financial expert Kirk Cassidy to find out. READ: Stimulus uncertainty and the money conversations you should be havingWatch the video above for the full report
Stimulus uncertainty and the money conversations you should be having
DETROIT – Many people are hurting financially and with the debate raging over the next possible stimulus -- it’s a good time for many people to look at their finances. READ: Money saving resources during coronavirus pandemicMany credit card companies are waiving late fees. Some debt consolation companies are offering assistance. The details hidden in the fine print could cost you big time in the future. READ: Financial expert helps you manage your money during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisisWatch the video for the full report
Still haven’t gotten your stimulus check? Some things you can check on in the meantime
Important question: Have you gotten your stimulus check yet? In fact, most people don’t need to take any action, and will automatically receive the payment. Let’s talk through the tools available to investigate what might be holding up your check, prepaid debit card or direct deposit. You’re eligible for the Economic Impact Payment, right? Here’s a detailed list you should triple-check just to make sure you’re eligible for the payment, and see how much you should receive.
130M Americans receive economic impact payments amid coronavirus pandemic
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury and IRS released figures on the current status of U.S. economic impact payments on Friday. The federal government is providing economic impact payments -- also known as stimulus payments -- to residents in response to financial hardships faced by Americans amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Officials expect to deliver more than 150 million payments in total. The Treasury released a document that shows the number of economic impact payments provided within each state and their total dollar amounts. The document says 4,081,884 payments have been distributed among Michiganders amid the pandemic, totaling $7,045,417,642 as of Saturday.
State officials: Stimulus payments will not affect public assistance benefits
DETROIT – The Michigan Department of Human Services announced Wednesday that income from federal stimulus payments will not affect eligibility for public assistance benefits such as food assistance. Stimulus checks also will not reduce the amount of public assistance benefits that anyone receives. We don’t want them to worry about losing other benefits as a result of the stimulus payments.”Stimulus payments will not affect any of the following public assistance benefits:Food Assistance Program benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Cash assistance under the Family Independence Program or Refugee Cash Assistance program. Click here to visit the 2020 Coronavirus Stimulus Payment website.
Stimulus checks to be intercepted from Wayne County residents who owe child support
DETROIT – As Americans begin to receive their federal stimulus checks, the Wayne County Friend of the Court (FOC) is notifying residents that their payment may be intercepted if child support is owed. The federal government approved a cash stimulus to provide to Americans due to the economic impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Because the stimulus payments are being treated like a tax return, the funds are subject to be intercepted for child support arrearages, officials say. The FOC says payers of child support will have their stimulus payment intercepted if they owe:$150 or more if their child is receiving cash assistance or is in foster care, or$500 or more if their child is receiving Medicaid only or is receiving no state assistanceIndividuals paying child support can review information about their case by signing up here. Case-specific questions can be directed to Wayne County FOC at 844‑785‑7593.
New website helps Michigan residents receive their federal stimulus checks
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Poverty Solutions at the University of Michigan announced a new website to help Michigan residents receive their federal stimulus checks. NEW: IRS launches ‘Get My Payment’ website to help with stimulus paymentsDesigned in partnership with Detroit nonprofit Civilla, the 2020 Coronavirus Stimulus Payment website takes people through a step-by-step process to ensure they’ve provided the IRS with information necessary to receive the funds. While most people will receive their stimulus checks directly to their bank account or delivered through Social Security, Poverty Solutions at U-M is concerned about vulnerable residents that don’t file taxes, have bank accounts or a stable address. “It is critical that Michigan residents know how to access the payments they’re eligible for," said Lena Selzer, design director at Civilla. “We want people to turn to this website as a reliable source of information on the COVID-19 stimulus payments.”Click here to visit the 2020 Coronavirus Stimulus Payment website.