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The IRS has a tool you must use in order to receive your stimulus check

About 160 million taxpayers have received their stimulus checks.

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The IRS plans to notify 9 million citizens in the United States that can receive a government stimulus check, but they have to claim it so they can send it to them, as reported in CBS.

People who are in this situation They will have until October 15 to register in the IRS non-filer tool. In this way, they will be able to receive their stimulus check before the end of the year.

In other words, if you normally do not file a tax return, you should use this tool so the IRS knows they should send you a check.

Until now, nearly 160 million taxpayers have received their stimulus checks, which were designed to offset the economic impact that the coronavirus pandemic has caused.

Stimulus checks are distributed primarily to low- and middle-income households, giving an amount of $ 1,200 for single people, $ 2,400 for married couples, and $ 500 for each child under the age of 17 they have.

To deliver the checks as quickly as possible, the IRS relied on the most recent tax returns from taxpayers, and it was sent via direct deposit or to individual addresses on paper checks.

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