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After weeks of delays, an estimated 30 million Social Security beneficiaries eligible for a third round of auxiliary checks will receive their payments in April. The new schedule affects those receiving SSI, SSDI, Railroad Retirement, or Veterans Affairs benefits. Here you can see the schedules and how to track your payments if you qualify.

For most programs, expect payments by April 7th

The IRS announced Tuesday that they will start sending checks this weekend and that the majority of those payments will be sent electronically on April 7th, either via a direct deposit or via existing deposits Direct Express Debit cards. The only exception is for veterans affair recipients, as the IRS expects their payments to be paid out by mid-April.

However, some social security recipients have already received their payments, including those who used the social security recipients Non-filer tool last year (the tool is for very low income people who normally don’t need to file taxes) or have already filed their 2019 or 2020 tax returns.

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Why were payments delayed?

Eligibility for the third round of stimulus reviews is most often based on tax returns for 2019 or 2020. However, because many Social Security and SSI recipients fail to file tax returns, the IRS needed to obtain eligibility information from the Social Security Agency overseeing these eligibility programs Kiplinger. However, this transmission was delayed by almost two weeks, which resulted in it four Democratic Congressmen Writing a letter to the SSA asking them to expedite the submission of the payment files, which they did the following day.

How can I track my payments?

You can use the IRS Get my payment tool However, to keep track of your payment, it won’t be updated until this weekend for federal social security takers (more information on how to use the tool can be found here Lifehacker Post). Also note that due to a quirk in the auxiliary legislation, the last round of Stimulus checks can be confiscated by private debt collection agenciesbut not overdue Child benefit (which was the case with previous controls).