Stimulus Check Seekers Must Contact IRS by Oct. 15, Agency Says

July 21, 2020, 7:39 PM

People who aren’t required to file a U.S. tax return have less than three months to alert the Internal Revenue Service if they haven’t yet received a $1,200 stimulus payment from the government, Commissioner Chuck Rettig said Tuesday.

Rettig’s agency is urging those who may be eligible for payments to enter their information on its website by Oct. 15. The IRS is trying to reach out to people who are homeless or otherwise marginalized to get money to them, he said.

“There are tremendous populations in this country who operate outside of any interaction whatsoever with the government,” Rettig said ...

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