It’s been 10 days since the Internal Revenue Service began processing the third round of stimulus checks, but many Americans who receive federal benefits are still waiting for their payments—or, at least, they’d like an update on when they can expect to get paid.
People who receive Social Security retirement benefits, survivor or disability benefits (SSDI), Railroad Retirement benefits, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), or Veterans Affairs benefits are eligible for the payments that were authorized as part of the American Rescue Plan Act, even if they don’t file a tax return. The IRS has said that most of these recipients will receive the third stimulus checks via the same method that they received the first and second checks.
However, social media was flooded Monday with complaints from beneficiaries who say they’re still waiting, with many wondering why the IRS has not yet communicated a timeline.
Reached for comment, an IRS spokesperson had no immediate information on the timeline, but said the agency would …