Stimulus check qualifications: Are you eligible to collect another payment from the IRS?

Congress hasn’t yet agreed who’ll be eligible to receive a second stimulus check, but it’s expected that more people will be included the second time around.


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If the IRS sends a second stimulus check for up to $1,200, will you be eligible to receive it? How about your children? And what if you don’t typically file taxes? We won’t know anything for certain until negotiations resume and a another stimulus package is passed — or a standalone bill. But we can draw from the first stimulus check’s requirements to sketch an idea of who may or may not get a second check based on income limits and a range of other qualifications.

If the rules shift, it’s possible you might not receive another round of stimulus money, even if you got the last stimulus check. However, there is one new demographic expected to make the cut for a second direct payment, which could result in more relief money for your household. But first, talks must restart.

“Democrats are willing to resume negotiations,” Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said in a statement ThursdayWhite House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said Wednesday that he was hopeful

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