Joe Biden is expected to be inaugurated as the 46th president on Jan. 20, after winning enough electoral votes Saturday morning to become president-elect. How that could change the timeline to approve and distribute a of per is still unknown.
The first step is for the Democrats and Republicans toonce they both return from recess. The Senate returns from recess on Monday, with the House of Representatives to follow on Nov. 16. Talks to could begin at any time next week.
Once authorized, the IRS sends out stimulus payments over a few months. The way that yourcomes to you — , paper check or via an — may play a role in how long you have to wait for it. If it operates like the , some people will wait and .
Below, we explain how the IRS creates