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Time is running out to request $1,200 stimulus check from IRS

How to get your stimulus check faster
Posted at 11:13 AM, Nov 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-21 11:14:47-05

NEW YORK — The clock is ticking for those who have not yet claimed their $1,200 federal coronavirus stimulus check.

The IRS deadline for those who did not file a tax return the last two years to request a stimulus check is 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21.

To find out the status of your stimulus check, click here.

Not sure if you’re eligible? Here’s a breakdown:

  • $2,400 – Couples earning less than $150,000 a year (couples earning $150,000 - $198,000 will receive a prorated check).
  • $1,200 – Individuals earning less than $75,000 a year (individuals earning $75,000 - $99,000 will receive a prorated check).
  • $1,200 – Heads of households earning less than $112,500 (heads of households earning $112,500 - $136,000 will receive a prorated check).
  • $500 - Each dependent child age 16 or under as of Dec. 31, 2019 (for qualifying individuals and couples).