The batch of stimulus checks that arrived this week include a 'plus-up' payment for those whose income decreased on their 2020 tax return compared to 2019.
The IRS said another batch of stimulus checks from the recently-passed COVID relief bill have started arriving in bank accounts and that the first payments for Social Security and other federal beneficiaries who did not file 2019 or 2020 tax returns will be processed starting Friday and arrive next week.
Four million payments went out last week. About half should have appeared in bank accounts via direct deposit on Wednesday. The rest were mailed as a paper check or a prepaid debit card, so people waiting on their money should closely check their mail.
This new batch also includes the first group of supplemental payments for people who may have gotten a partial payment in March based on their 2019 tax returns, but are actually due more because of an income change reported on …