Q: My daughter's father died in Jan '20 the 1st stim. check still went to him and I never got it. How do I get the 2nd ch
He received the first stimulus check to his address I'm assuming his mother took it because I never got it. After he died Jan 2nd 2020 his father did his taxes and claimed my daughter so will my second stimulus check be sent there also? How do I make sure that it goes to the right place. Also his location was Massachusetts and I'm in Rhode island I'm not sure if that's a factor in anything.
A: The IRS handles the Economic Income Payments (stimulus checks). IRS will be issuing the second round of payments based on the information the IRS has on file for your 2019 tax return, the information provided by Non-Filers tool, payment information entered on the Get My Payment tool, or information provided by a Federal Agency that issued benefits to you (Social Security Administration, Veteran Affairs, or Railroad Retirement Board). Make sure that the IRS has your current address and updated information - if not, you can report it to the IRS.
You can check the status of your stimulus payment with the Get My Payment tool at https://sa.www4.irs.gov/irfof-wmsp/notice;jsessionid=0zMQ835h9GCIEeZNBX7-enn7.39.
For IRS live phone assistance about Economic Impact Payment questions call 800-919-9835.
If you don’t get a payment and you are eligible to receive one, IRS states that it may be claimed on your 2020 tax return as the Recovery Rebate Credit.
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