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I get direct deposit Social Security payments, when will I get my government stimulus payment?


The IRS will be sending Economic Impact Payments to people receiving Social Security by direct deposit later this month, likely during the week of April 20. Payments will be made automatically and recipients do not need to do anything to get them.

People receiving Supplement Security Income (SSI) will also automatically get payments, and IRS officials expects these to go out no later than early May.

Source: USA Today

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