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I haven't filed taxes since 2012, unable to work so no income, married but husband deserted me early 2013, do I qualify for a stimulus payment?

I haven't filed taxes since 2012 (married, filling jointly at that time). I've been unable to work since 2007, medical issues, but can't qualify for SSD/SSI and I haven't had medical insurance since ...
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My parents did not claim me as a dependent but I marked the box on my return saying they did. How does this affect my stimulus?

I'm a working 20 year old living at home with my parents and I thought my parents were going to claim me as a dependent so I marked the box saying I am a dependent. My parents did not claim me and I ...
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How does stimulus payment income phaseout work when there are children?

The CARES Act (text here), section 2201, provides economic stimulus payments. It provides that individuals get $1,200, and joint filers get $2,400, plus $500 for each qualifying child (16 or under). ...
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Will a non-US citizen living and working in the US be eligible for stimulus check?

Please excuse me if this question doesn't fit very well here in this forum, but I don't know which SE would be more suitable for my question than Money.SE, so I decided to ask it here. My question ...
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Should I remove Adult Dependent from my 2019 tax return so they will receive a COVID Stimulus Check?

On my 2019 Tax Return I claimed my 28 year old girlfriend as a dependent. This makes her ineligible to receive a COVID Stimulus Check. My return was already accepted and I have already received my ...
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Can a US citizen who has never had a taxable level of income and thus never filed taxes before receive a Coronavirus stimulus check?

I've always lived with family and been a student, so apart from odd jobs here and there I've never really worked full time or reached a minimum taxable threshold of income. On top of this, I am ...
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20% of 2 Trillion Dollars [closed]

Assuming the stimulus checks that are due to be disbursed to American adults will be taxed (because when does the government not tax something), this means that roughly 1/5 of these funds will be ...
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My parents claimed me as a dependent, but I put on my tax form that no one can claim me as a dependent. Am I getting a stimulus check? [duplicate]

the question pretty much says it all. My dad says he filed me a dependent because the only criteria was to have gone to college for one semester. Which I had done in 2019. I graduated May and moved to ...
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Can you get the stimulus check if you do not file a tax return for 2018 or 2019 and you do not get Social Security?

In the CARES Act that just passed (text here), section 2201 provides the recovery rebate tax credit for 2020, with section (f) providing advance refunds (the check). It says that the advance refund ...
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Will the stimulus bill deduct from the $1200 check after being laid off?

I recently got laid off. In my 2019 tax return, it will convey that I made $110k that year. Will the stimulus bill deduct from the $1200 check?
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Stimulus check- haven't filled 2019 taxes

I haven't filed for 2019 yet. Everything I've found online says that if you haven't filed for 2019 before the checks are sent out, they'll look at your 2018 taxes, but I didn't file for 2018 either ...
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Young Professional Stimulus Check

I graduated from college in May 2019 and started my first full time job in August 2019. I filed my 2019 Income Taxes in February and reported that my parents claimed me as a dependent because they ...
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Stimulus Check Eligibility (College Student)

If I am a 19 yr old college student with a part time job and currently unemployed due to the virus outbreak, will I be eligible for the stimulus check? I did not submit a tax return in 2018, but I did ...
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Where does the money from the US $2T stimulus package come from? [closed]

The US Senate announced to $2T stimulus package to help keep the economy up and running. Where does the government come up with that type of money? Surely they don't have that much cash available?