Worried your stimulus check is a no-show? Here’s what you can do now

Still waiting for your stimulus check to arrive? You’re not the only one.


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“Where’s my stimulus check?” you ask. Maybe the IRS has scheduled your payment for later this year, or perhaps the tax agency needs more information from you to complete the paperwork. But with the IRS having now made more than 159 million coronavirus payments, the agency told CNET, what can you do if your check is held up for some reason, got skipped or never comes?

If you’re still waiting, we might be able to help, either to put your fears to rest or to provide more information about the potential causes of a delay. We’ll also explain how to contact the agency if your check doesn’t arrive — including how to contact the IRS. (And here’s the current status on a possible second stimulus check.) 

This story updates frequently with new details. If you’re seeking additional personal finance information, we have suggestions for how to spend the stimulus money, how the coronavirus may affect your rent payment and other ways to get financial

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