Special Alert from IRS for non-filers with dependents to act by April 22
Submitted by Health-Law-Anno... on 04/20/2020 - 10:40pm.
The IRS issued an alert today that it will be automatically sending $1200 recovery rebates soon to eligible Social Security beneficiaries who do not have to file taxes BUT that if those beneficiaries are entitled to the added $500 payment for a qualifying child, they must supply information in the special non-filer tool on IRS.gov by noon Eastern time, Wednesday, April 22,to receive the added payment at the same time. SSI recipients and VA beneficiaries will have a little more time, but they too are being urged to complete the tool soon in order to get the added $500 for a qualifying child this year. Read the full announcement at the link below:
Special alert for benefit recipients who don't file a tax return and have dependents
IR-2020-76, April 20, 2020
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today issued a special alert for several groups of federal benefit recipients to act by this Wednesday, April 22, if they didn't file a tax return in 2018 or 2019 and have dependents so they can quickly receive the full amount of their Economic Impact Payment.