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Stimulus check – unreceived

By Terry Savage on June 27, 2020 | Wild Card

Hello. I am unsure why I haven’t received my stimulus check. I made $86,000 in 2019 and filed on-line (also in 2018). I figured I wouldn’t be getting $1200, but thought I would have gotten between $600-800.
My coworker who makes around the same as me and her retired husband who filed jointly received $2400! (They earned less than $198,000).
Thank you.

Terry Says

Aha — but what about your 2018 return? Did you earn over $100,000? They might have scanned your SS and found that return — and decided you were ineligible!
If that’s the case, I’m hoping that NEXT year when you file your 2019 return, there will e a line allowing you to claim it.



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