Q: Am I still able to apply for the previous year's stimulus check?
I applied for ssn on April 2021. i wasnt able to apply for stimulus on 2021 because of covid i never received my number? I was told by someone that i still can apply for the check. If so, am i supposed to file for last year's tax return as well?
Most eligible people have already received all three of their Economic Impact Payments. However, you may still be able to file your 2020, 2021 taxes and claim a Recovery Rebate Credit. For more information, see https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/economic-impact-payments.
According to the IRS, you do not need a Social Security number to file your tax return - you can use an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) instead. See https://www.irs.gov/forms-pubs/using-a-social-security-number-ssn-or-individual-taxpayer-identification-number-itin-when-filing-your-tax-return.
If you need help filing your taxes, call 211 and they will give you information about resources available to help you with your taxes. See https://www.211.org/about-us/your-local-211.
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