As CARES Act stimulus money is being distributed, the IRS has created a tool for taxpayers to find out when they can expect to receive payment or to enter banking information for direct deposit. To find out if you’re eligible for a stimulus check, visit our Recovery Rebate FAQ.
Visit the IRS Get My Payment website to check the status or setup direct deposit. Below we cover the items you’ll need to have prepared.
How to Check the Status
You will need the following information from your most recently filed income tax return to check the status of payment:
- Primary SSN
- Zip Code
How to Setup Direct Deposit
To setup bank information for direct deposit, you will need the following information from your most recently filed income tax return:
- Information listed above
- Adjusted Gross Income
- Balance Due or Refund amount
- Bank Routing number
- Bank Account number
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