Tax Refunds

Where is my stimulus | Get My Payment

Get My Payment (Where is my stimulus) tool enables taxpayers to track the status of their stimulus checks. It works simply only need to verify their identity to check their stimulus. Whether you’re expecting the stimulus payment to be direct deposited to your bank account or a check, you’ll know about it. 

The status information provided on the Get My Payment tool isn’t up to date at all times though. The tool is usually updated once a day at midnight. We suggest checking the stimulus status daily for this reason as you won’t get any future updated after checking it during the day. 

On the Get My Payment tool:

  • You will know when your Economic Impact Payment was direct deposited or when it’s due.
  • You will know when your stimulus check or debit card will be put in the mail.
  • You will know if you will receive a stimulus check at all.

Track stimulus status – EIP

The third Economic Impact Payments (EIP3) are now being sent by the IRS and Treasury. You might have already received your stimulus but not know it yet which we’ll get to in a bit. Here is how to track your stimulus check.

Go to Get My Payment and verify your identity. After verifying who you are, you’ll see the status of your stimulus payment. You might not be able to see it though, and if it’s showing as “status not available” – the chances of you not eligible for it is very high. 

That said, make sure that you’re eligible first. For the third Economic Impact Payments, the income threshold is $80,000 for single filers, $112,500 for heads of households, and $160,000 for married couples filing a joint return. These income thresholds have been adjusted with the changes. For the first and second stimulus checks, the income thresholds were $75,000 for singles and heads of households, and double that for married couples. 

If your modified adjusted gross income is above the income threshold, the $1,400 stimulus will be reduced until it phases out completely. Your modified adjusted gross income is not your AGI though. To calculate modified adjusted gross income, figure out adjusted gross income, and add back the following adjustments if you claimed any.

  • IRA and taxable Social Security payments deduction
  • Losses from a partnership
  • Passive income or loss
  • Excluded foreign income
  • Exclusion for adoption expenses
  • Rental losses
  • Interest earned from EE savings bonds used for paying higher education

Use Schedule 1 the same way as you figure out adjusted gross income to calculate MAGI and just add back the above adjustments. 

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