Where’s your $600 stimulus check? Tips to track it online now with the Get My Payment app

If your second stimulus check hasn’t arrived yet, here’s the first step to tracking it down.


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The deadline’s passed for the IRS and Treasury Department to send out the last of the second round of stimulus payments before those who are eligible for a check need to request it when they file their taxes this year. If you don’t have your check yet and are due one, there’s a chance it’s got caught up with the IRS’ delivery error with direct deposit.  Or if it’s destined for your mailbox, your paper check or EIP card could be en route. The worst case scenario is that your money didn’t make the deadline and, like millions of others, you’ll need to claim your payment on your taxes this year.

If you want to confirm if you made the cutoff or not, there are two free government tools you can use to check on the status of your second stimulus check. The IRS’ Get My Payment tool, an online app, will tell you how your $600 stimulus check money will arrive, if there is a delay, and a few other details besides. You can also track

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