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Special Alert from IRS for non-filers with dependents to act by April 22

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.


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