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VA, Social Security recipients have important deadline Tuesday

IRS deposits first round of coronavirus stimulus checks into bank accounts
Posted at 5:04 AM, May 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-05 06:09:18-04

Millions of dollars in federal relief payments are flowing into taxpayers’ bank accounts.

For people who still have not received a stimulus check, Tuesday is an important deadline.

If you receive veteran's disability compensation, a pension, or survivor benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs, or your income level does not require you to file a tax return, then you need to submit information to the IRS to receive an Economic Impact Payment.

Stimulus check FAQs: Will you qualify for a $1,200 COVID-19 stimulus check?

If you are claiming dependents under the age of 17, you must provide the information by May 6 to get the extra money added to your stimulus check. You could receive up to $500 per dependent.