Individuals will be receiving stimulus payments to provide help with monthly financial obligations such as rent, utilities, or groceries. However there are some income limits that will apply depending on your filing status and "adjusted gross income" reported on your tax return.
The IRS will use either your 2018 or 2019 (if you have already filed) tax return to determine your stimulus eligibility and amount. Stimulus payments will be deposited electronically to your bank account if you requested direct deposit in your 2018 or 2019 tax return. For all others, the stimulus check will be mailed but it will take longer to arrive.
If you did not request a direct deposit when you filed your taxes but would like to receive the stimulus check electronically, you will need to provide the IRS with your banking information. If you're a non-filer (those who are not required to file a tax return), you will also need to provide your banking information if you wish to receive the stimulus payment via direct deposit. Click on any of the links below to direct you to the correct page of the IRS stimulus payment:
**NOTE** The stimulus payment is not available for non-residents, individuals with ITINs, estates or trusts, or individuals who may be claimed as dependents (even if they are not actually claimed)
**NOTE** If taxpayers who owe child support that is registered with the Treasury, will not receive stimulus payments.
Below are the stimulus amounts taxpayers will receive and the income limits that will apply. If you want to calculate how much stimulus payment you will receive, click on this calculator icon to find out:
Stimulus Payment Amounts
$1,200 for individuals (single and head of household)
$2,400 for married couples
$500 for each dependent under age 17
Adjusted Gross Income Limits
Stimulus payments are based on adjusted gross income limits. The following chart will explain how it works in terms of which income will receive the full amount, at what income it begins to phase out and what income does not qualify.
Stimulus Is Full Amount
If Income Is Below
Stimulus Is Pro-Rated
If Income Is Between
If Income Is Over
$75,000 for single
$112,500 for head of household
$150,000 for married filing jointly
$75,001 to $98,999 for single
$112,501 to $146,499 for head of household
$150,001 to $197,999 for married filing jointly
$99,000 for single
$146,500 for head of household and 1 dependent (add $10,000 for each additional dependent)
$198,000 for married filing jointly and no dependents (add $10,000 for each additional dependent)
**NOTE** Taxpayers who are recipients of social security will receive a flat $1,200 stimulus payment and will be automatically deposited