Website Available for Non-Filers to Enter Direct Deposit Information

Post Date: 4/13/20
Last Updated: 4/13/20


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The IRS now has a website for non-filers to enter direct deposit information to receive their Economic Impact Payment. Under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), eligible individuals are entitled to receive up to $1,200 ($2,400 for married couples). Parents are also eligible to receive $500 for each qualifying child. The payment is phased-out for individuals with adjusted gross income over $75,000 and $150,000 for married couples filing joint returns.

The Economic Impact Payment is automatically sent to taxpayers, either through direct deposit using bank information from their 2018 or 2019 tax return, or by mail.

Non-filers who receive Social Security benefits or Railroad Retirement benefits will automatically receive their Economic Impact Payment based upon information from Form SSA-1099 and Form RRB-1099. These recipients will receive their payment as a direct deposit or by paper check just as they would normally receive their Social Security or Railroad Retirement benefits.

For individuals who do not file a tax return and do not receive Social Security or Railroad Retirement benefits, the IRS now has a website to enter their information. This website is available for U.S. citizens or permanent residents who:
- Had gross income that did not exceed $12,200 ($24,400 for married couples) for 2019, and
- Are not otherwise required to file a federal income tax return for 2019, and do not plan to do so.

The IRS will use information entered to determine eligibility and payment amount. The following information must be entered in order to receive the Economic Impact Payment:
- Full name, current mailing address and an email address,
- Date of birth and valid Social Security Number,
- Bank account number, type and routing number, if the individual has one,
- Identity Protection Personal Identification Number (IP PIN), if the individual has one,
- Driver’s license or state-issued ID, if the individual has one, and
- For each qualifying child: their name, Social Security Number or Adoption Taxpayer Identification Number and their relationship to the individual or spouse.
Use the following link to enter the above information:

If a non-filer does not receive Social Security or Railroad Retirement benefits, and does not use the IRS website to enter his or her information, the non-filer must file a 2019 tax return to receive the Economic Impact Payment.
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