When will I get the government stimulus payment?


Updated March, 2021

Economic Impact Payments will begin to be sent out the weekend of March 13, 2021, now that the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 has been signed by President Biden.

If you're looking how to track when your stimulus payment is coming, read our FAQ here:

How can I track when my government stimulus payment is coming?

Payments will first be made to those with direct deposit bank account information already set up with the IRS.

Sometime in April or May, checks or debit cards will be mailed to those eligible Americans without IRS direct deposit.

More information about the government stimulus payment can be found here:

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