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Is it possible for 3 Stimulus checks paid for one dependent?

Mother remarried files Married Seperate in 2019 receives $1400 based on 2019 tax return for dependent. Father receives $1400 based on 2020 tax return for dependent. StepFather files Married Seperate ...
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Reporting stimulus money after my son files on his own

In 2021 a lot happened, including my son starting to work for the first time ever. When I filed in 2021 for 2020 taxes, I filed for me, wife, son, and daughter. I received the 3rd stimulus in April ...
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Can I have someone else cash the stimulus check in my account?

I have received my stimulus , but I'm living abroad. So it's been very hard to cash the check. A friend of mine is visiting, would it be possible for that person to take the check and deposit at a ...
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If a parent filed taxes in 2020, and then a child was born or adopted in 2021, are can they receive the monthly "Advance Child Tax Credit" payments?

Suppose someone filed a tax return in 2020. Also suppose a child was either born or adopted into the family in 2021. Are they eligible to receive the monthly "Advance Child Tax Credit" ...
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Cash check in France and have the money wired to the US

The title says it all. I received my stimulus check (some time ago). As an expat, I have a US bank account open, so I would need to have some bank in France cash the check and then wire the money over ...
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Can I get my outstanding IRS balance paid to my bank account?

I am owed money from the IRS and live in Sweden. They sent me a check but I live in Sweden and it is very expensive to cash a foreign check here (or any check for that matter). On my tax return I ...
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Economic Impact Payment #3 (EIP 3) & 2020 Tax Return

I have a question related to EIP 3 for which I cannot find an answer. Below are the facts/questions: I need to use 2020 AGI since 2019 and 2021 AGI will be over the threshold. I participate in an ...
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Third economic impact payment did not include new child

Check was sent for $2800? What are the steps to obtain additional $1400 for child? I was perusing below to no avail: IRS 3rd payment here
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How can I can I cash American checks when living in the Netherlands?

My wife and me have worked in the USA from 1968 until 1978 we are Dutch citizens and receive every month retirement payments in our Dutch bank account. We received $600 and $1400 stimulus checks each ...
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Deposit stimulus check electronically without signatures?

We went through the process of moving, and now I can't find the stimulus check. I did take pictures of the check before moving, but the check doesn't have our signatures. Since my bank lets me deposit ...
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Stimulus check never received, how do I alert the IRS and claim i before the 2020 deadline?

I am eligible to receive all three stimulus checks but I am living abroad. I was told by the IRS that they sent the first two but I never received them. I do not have access to the original checks and ...
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Misplaced IRS EIP 3rd payment

I received the IRS EIP 3rd payment via paper check, but lost it. How does one have check re-issued? Not seeing scenario here on the IRS FAQ site
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How to handle a stimulus check that was never deposited?

When the first two stimulus checks were issued I received physical checks for $1200 and $600. For various reasons, these checks were never deposited or cashed in any way. Now I'm trying to do my ...
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Overpayment of 2021 Economic Impact Payment (the third stimulus) [duplicate]

Odd situation. My son was a dependent on our 2019 return but not 2020. We both filed our 2020 returns a few days before the EIPs began -- my wife and I as joint filers (minus one dependent--our son) ...
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Will I have to repay some of the 3rd stimulus check?

I got the full amount for the third stimulus check. ($5,600 for a family of 4) I just did my taxes for the 2020 year and an online calculator shows that I would have gotten $4,000 less if I had filed ...
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Can I appeal the tax year used to calculate qualification for the 3rd covid stimulus check?

My in-laws retired last year and filed taxes early this year. As part of this, their 401(k) was cashed out and represented on their 2020 tax report. Because of this, they did not qualify for the 3rd ...
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Parents did not receive 3rd stimulus wait or?

My parents got the first and second stimulus. Most americans got the third one today. For some reason my parents did not get the third one today. When I check the Get My Payment status site it says ...
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Stimulus 2021 double payed for dependent that's no longer dependent

I haven't filed 2020 taxes yet. On my last return (2019) my adult daughter was on my return as a dependent. When I file 2020, I will not put her on my return as a dependent, because she finished ...
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3rd stimulus check when 2020 dependents differ from 2019

The third round of stimulus checks are said to be in the process of being prepared to be sent out to many Americans, with March 17 being said to be the date that many people are supposed to receive ...
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Am I in trouble? I am a nonresident and received the stimulus money for COVID 19 from IRS in my tax return

Does anyone know how to proceed and the consequences of it? What will happen with my future and current visa status if they find out? I mean, can they actually track it? I filled 2020 tax return 2 ...
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Stimulus check for resident alien on 2020 tax return

As a F1 student, I was nonresident alien from 2015-2019, then my status changed to resident alien at 2020. But, as you know, this status change happens at August 2020, I didn’t get the stimulus check, ...
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Can you get (and keep) a stimulus payment by filing 2020 income 'accidentally low', and later file a 1040-X?

The common info on the web is that you typically don't have to repay stimulus checks, if it turns out that you shouldn't have gotten them, or only partially gotten them. What if someone files a 2020 ...
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Should filers hold off on filing taxes for Biden's $3000 tax credit?

According to various sources, such as this article, Biden has plans to increase the Child Tax Credit to $3000. As I'm aware, this is part of Biden's stimulus plan, which is still being negotiated. ...
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Parent claimed me dependent in 2019 and I did not get stimulus check. Could I get it under recovery rebate credit

I was living with my parents with no rent. They claimed as dependent on their tax forms in 2019 and before. I never received stimulus checks in 2020, and IRS customer care told me it is due to I was ...
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Stimulus Payments Increased the Tax Owed

I am using Turbo Tax to file my taxes for 2020. In Turbo Tax it asked if I received stimulus payments and how many. I received one payment in May 2020 and one payment in January 2021. I entered both ...
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Eligibility for stimulus payments

In 2020 I became a resident for tax purposes via the substantial presence test. I also got married in 2020. My wife is from Canada, moved to the US mid to late 2020, but has not yet passed the ...
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Stimulus check for overseas citizens

We live outside USA and received treasury stimulus checks last Year by mail and still can’t find a way to cash it. Local banks do not want to cash US checks. We don’t have a Bank account in US. Can ...
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My disabled brother as dependent

My brother was disabled and i claimed him on my 2019 taxes. If i amend my taxes and take him off, can he receive the stimulus to help out the family? If he's not a dependent in 2020, and files his own ...
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Injured spouse Stimulus check

My husband has child support from many years before we met and she gets his income tax year but this year when they gave out the stimulus checks he claimed me like he does every year and the ex got ...
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Are Employer Taxes (medicare and social security taxes) eligible expense for PPP forgiveness purposes?

Let's assume sole proprietor with 1 employee received $10K in PPP loan. As per SBA at least 60% of PPP loan must be used for payroll expenses in the 24 week period. This means at least $6K. My ...
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Am I eligible for the stimulus check, and if so, why haven't I received it?

In 2018, I was claimed by my parent on their tax return. But in 2019, after I graduated from college, I filed my taxes with a single status and made about $28K. My parent did NOT claim me in 2019. Am ...
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Is it possible to receive money from the IRS with someone else's bank details?

As an expat living in Sweden I would like to claim my CARES stimulus money. I am (legally) a non-filer and would like to submit my bank details to the IRS so that they can send my CARES stimulus check ...
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Accidentally filed my taxes using TurboTax as a US citizen while I'm not

This is about an F-1 International student since 09/2019 and it concerns the 2019 tax year. I did my taxes properly and filed them by mail. A lot of time had passed and I couldn't even find my status ...
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How can I correct a Free Fillable Forms reported error about being someone's dependent?

It says that I am not eligible for the stimulus check because I am listed as someone's dependent. This is not correct — I am single, have no dependents and am NOT listed on any one else's return as a ...
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Dependent in 2019 and 2020 but not in 2018. Stimulus received. Does it have to be returned

An individidual was not a dependent in 2018. She is in 2019 and 2020, but she received her stimulus funds before 2019 taxes were filed. Is she required to return the funds?
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What is going to happen in this situation?

My boyfriend's stimulus check came and I did a mobile deposit into my Wells Fargo account without having him endorse it. I understand what I did wrong and I know how to prevent problems in the future....
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Can my son amend his return and get a stimulus check?

My 19-year-old son has already filed his 2019 tax return and checked the box that someone else can claim him as a dependent. He got a full refund because he didn't earn very much last year. He lived ...
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1st stimulus check

I was wrongfully claimed as a dependent in 2018. In 2019, I filed my taxes as head of household on 4/7/20. I received my refund exactly 8 days later and according to the IRS website my 2019 tax return ...
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Who is going to pay for the October furlough (UK) and ~1K/week (USA)? [closed]

Forgive me if this seems like a dumb question but I'm serious. Could someone point me to an answer? A US economist friend of mine told me "no, they won't raise taxes because they want to stimulate ...
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If I never cash my $1,200 stimulus check, can I claim it as a tax credit on my 2020 return?

The United States IRS does not have my direct deposit information (because I have never given it for a tax refund) or my current mailing address (because I have moved since my last return was filed). ...
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How do I cash my stimulus check if I have lost my ID and have no bank account?

I recently just moved to a new area where I know nobody, and I have no bank account set up over here yet. I have no currently valid ID: I only have a photocopy of my old expired state ID and a ...
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Claiming children without SSN as dependents for stimulus

My family and I live in Germany. I'm German and my wife is American (SSN holder), while our two children have dual citizenship, both have a CRBA but both don't have an SSN. Can my wife claim them as ...
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Economic stimulus payment for a resident alien

Let me mention first that I was a non-resident alien for tax years 2018 and 2019, and I am considered a resident alien for 2020 taxes. Today I have received a stimulus payment check because I have ...
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Did not qualify in 2018 for stimulus but did upon filing 2019, after stimulus started

My 2018 tax return had an Adjusted Gross Income that made me ineligible for the Economic Impact Payment (EIP) stimulus check. I filed my 2019 taxes after the stimulus checks were already being sent ...
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Wondering if I’m eligible for the stimulus

I was claimed as a dependent on 2018 taxes and I didn’t file for 2019. I applied for the stimulus as a non filer and was accepted, but am I eligible? I was not claimed for 2019. I applied over a week ...
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Stimulus and adult parental dependent claimed for 2019 [duplicate]

Can I amend my 2019 return to remove my parent as a dependent so they can get stimulus check? I know that it says that if an adult "can" be claimed as a dependent than they aren't eligible but how ...
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I became a permanent resident in Jan. 2020 but I do not have a Social Security card. Can I still get the stimulus check?

I became a permanent resident in January, 2020. But I do not have a Social Security card. Can I still get the stimulus check?
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Stimulus not received to date

I receive SSI via direct deposit also received 2018 SSA-1099 benefit statement. To date I have not receive stimulus. I filled out pertinent info for "My Payment" on the IRS website it stated I did not ...
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How to send back the CARES payment of COVID-19 to IRS as non-resident

I am a non-resident alien who working in the US. I received the CARES payment ($1200) of the COVID 19 by direct deposit from IRS, while I know that as a non-resident, I am not eligible to receive. ...
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Do I meet stimulus check eligibility standards?

My last year to file an income tax form was 2017, as my CPA informed I no longer made enough (retired) to make filing necessary. My only income now is my monthly Social Security disability check for $...
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