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20 MILLION Americans STILL haven't received their stimulus check

by Amado Clement (2020-05-24)


A staggering 20 million Americans still haven't received their $1,200 stimulus check, as the Internal Revenue Service warns that Wednesday is the deadline for taxpayers to apply for the coronavirus relief online.  The IRS said Friday it has dished out 130 million checks worth a total of $200 billion since the payments started being made on April 15.  But this leaves around 20 million of the 150 million eligible people still waiting for the much-needed funds - around the same number of people who lost their jobs in April as the pandemic battered the economy.     The IRS has now issued a deadline of 12 p.m.

ET Wednesday May 13 for eligible taxpayers to provide their banking details via the online portal. Anyone who misses the deadline or cannot enter bank details online, for example because they don't have access to a bank account, will simply have to wait in hope that the IRS deems them eligible and sends a check out to them in the mail.  A staggering 20 million Americans still haven't received their $1,200 stimulus check, and the Internal Revenue Service has warned desperate taxpayers hard-hit by the economic toll of the pandemic they could be waiting until June or later to get the handout 'After noon Wednesday, the IRS will begin preparing millions of files to send to [the Bureau of Fiscal Services] for paper checks that will begin arriving through late May and into June,' the IRS said last week.  Americans who set up a direct deposit should receive the checks quicker than those who don't, the IRS has said, although even then they could be waiting until June or later to get the handout.  Those who miss the deadline fall to the bottom of the list, meaning they may not receive a dime until after June.

Last month, the Associated Press reported that it could even take up until late August for all the checks to reach American citizens.  RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 2 Next 'They'll all be back': Trump tries to strike optimistic note... Democrats propose coronavirus relief package to send $2,000... Man, 31, is charged with stealing more than $12,000 in... Share this article Share Newly-unemployed Americans continue to air their frustrations over the scheme on social media - as they still await the payment almost a month after its launch and have no idea if or when to expect it.

'I entered my bank info on the app when it first came online and I'm still waiting for my stimulus check!!' one person posted on Twitter Tuesday. 'How do I know when my deposit will be made. The faq has no info in regards to payment schedule, and the reported window I game slot sbobet pulsa into by AGI was last Friday.' Others asked for clarity over the delays, with one person tweeting: 'Can u explain hold-ups?'  Newly-unemployed Americans continue to air their frustrations over the scheme on social media - as they still await the payment almost a month after its launch The federal stimulus has been plagued with issues since it was launched last month.