There’s no way to knowin your until you actually receive the money. No, not even the will tell you. Whether your has already arrived or you’re one of the , it’s critical you know how much money to expect.
That way, if yourit to be, if you don’t receive it, or if you that you , you’ll be able to take action. Otherwise, on hundreds, if not thousands, of .
Complicating the situation even more than with theis an . That means the IRS might instead of , and that could mean you’re owed more money, which you’ll need to claim later — for example, if you or supported another , or made less money. (Claiming that money might involve another .) We’ll explain what you need to know. And here’s where to find , and the deal with a . This story was recently updated.
How much money should you get in the stimulus check? Calculate now
The Senate made a notable change to the third check before the bill was signed into law by reducing the upper income limit to receive any check. If youris equal to or more than $80,000 (single taxpayers), $120,000 (head of household), or $160,000 (filing jointly), you won’t be eligible. See below for more details.
Note that this calculator should be used as an estimate only. If you think the check size you receive is in error and doesn’t match your below estimate, it’s possibleat a later time.
Proposed $1,400 stimulus calculator
Use details from your 2019 or 2020 tax return
1. Choose your filing status below.
Here’s who will get the full stimulus amount and when you’ll completely phase out of receiving a payment, using the new guidelines that were officially signed into law. As an individual or couple’s income goes up, the size of the partial payment gets smaller. (, and here’s the .)
Stimulus check income limits
|Full $1,400 per person maximum (based on AGI)||Not eligible (based on AGI)|
|Individual taxpayer||Less than $75,000||$80,000 or more|
|Head of household||Less than $112,500||$120,000 or more|
|Married couple filing jointly||Less than $150,000||$160,000 or more|
What if your stimulus check doesn’t match your calculated estimate?
There are a number of reasons your stimulus check might be SSDI or SSI benefits or other federal benefits, which have not been sent out yet. Or perhaps your payment was . Checks that are missing altogether using a few different tools, and in a few different ways. Read our for solutions to these and other issues.— . Maybe you receive
3 important dependent eligibility guidelines to remember
There are three new rules for the third stimulus check that affect you if you have dependents.
- Each dependent counts for $1,400.
- . College students, adult children with disabilities and will now count toward $1,400 each.
- Unlike the first two checks, you can’t receive any money if you exceed the upper income limit, even if you have dependents.
An extreme example of the last one: a single parent of four who makes $120,000 won’t qualify, where a single parent with four dependents who makes $119,000 will still get some amount of money. The amended bill also includes families with; that is, where at least one family member .
Expanding The People’s Policy Project.makes approximately 13.5 million more adult dependents count toward their household total, according to
For more, here’s what to know about the , what to from the , and everything we know so far about a potential .