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How to Get A Stimulus Check if you Don’t File Taxes

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What is the Stimulus Check

United States Citizens who meet certain income requirements will be receiving a lump sum of money in the form of a stimulus check. One of the following criteria are required in order to receive the maximum $1,200:

  • Adjusted Gross Income up to $75,000 for Individuals
  • Adjusted Gross Income up to $112,500 for Heads of Household
  • Adjusted Gross Income up to $150,000 for Married Couples who File Taxes Together
    • Both Individuals will receive a $1,200 Stimulus Check

In addition, there will be an additional $500 included per child/dependent

For people who earn more then this, there is a stimulus calculator which provides the amount of money that may be received. You can find that Calculator by clicking HERE.

How do I receive a Stimulus Check if I don’t File Taxes but meet the Criteria

If you meet the criteria above to be eligible for a Stimulus Check but are not required to File taxes it’s still possible to receive this money. You can Register For Free through the Turbo Tax Stimulus Registration for non-tax filers. You’ll need to provide a SSN, Mailing Address, and Bank Account where the money can be direct deposited. Click HERE to be Taken to the Turbo Tax Stimulus Registration Form.

What if I am Claimed as a Dependent on Someone’s Tax Return

Anyone who is claimed as a Dependent is not eligible for a Stimulus Check.

How is the Money Being Deposited

The Stimulus checks will automatically be deposited into the checking accounts associated with your 2018 or 2019 Tax Returns.

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