April 14, 2021

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Stimulus check status update: IRS delivery schedule, when your plus-up money will arrive

The $1,400 stimulus checks continue to go out, but what happens if you only get a partial payment?


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If the IRS hasn’t sent your stimulus check yet, this could be your week. A new batch of the $1,400 payments drops on Wednesday. While it’s focused in part on veterans who don’t file taxes, payments also continue to arrive in the mail. The IRS is also sending out weekly plus-up payments for people who didn’t get all the money they were owed. We’ll explain more below:

For additional information, many people who get stimulus checks could also

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New batch of $1,400 stimulus checks includes ‘plus-up’ payments

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A third batch of $1,400 stimulus checks has been sent, which this time includes “plus-up” payments for people who are eligible for more money now that their 2020 tax returns have been processed.

The latest payments bring the total number of checks issued to more than 130 million, representing a total of about $335 billion, according to the IRS.

The third batch included more than 4 million payments worth more than $10 billion. Those payments had an official payment date of March 31, but could have been received earlier, according to the tax agency.

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Stimulus check timeline update: Payment status and details, plus-up money, IRS scorecard

If you don’t have your stimulus check, when’s it coming? If you got the latest one, are you sure you got the right amount? Here’s what you need to know.


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If you’ve been waiting weeks for all or part of your $1,400 stimulus check to arrive, your money may be on the way. The IRS is sending a fresh wave of stimulus checks to eligible people through the weekend and into next week, the agency announced this week. Some people are already reporting the money, approved as part of President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion relief package, is

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