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COVID-19: Am I getting a (payment) check?

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Education for Justice


Updated: March 18, 2021

The government has sent out two payments, and is now sending out a third payment. On March 11, 2021, the government approved a new payment of up to $1400 per person. You can check the status of your payment here: Get My Payment | Internal Revenue Service ( Individuals who make less than $75,000 per year will get $1400. Couples who file their taxes as 'married filing jointly' and make less than $150,000 per year will get $1400 per person, including dependents. The payments will be based on either 2020 or 2019 tax filing income. Payments have started to be deposited. Just like before, it will be direct deposited if you have information on file with the IRS. 

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