Second Stimulus Check Updates: Reminders, Remedies, and Resources

by Shelli Stein

The news and updates keep coming, sometimes even many times a day. It’s a lot to take in and often hard to keep track of. Frequently asked questions revolve around the same topics, such as second stimulus payment updates. Having a resource has become essential. You want one that pulls these questions and answers together so you don’t have to spend time, often in frustration, getting the correct information. We even created a resource to help you know what’s happening with COVID-19 as it relates to the airlines, hotels, general coronavirus information, and your stimulus check.

This interview and article from experts Mark Hensley and Kevin Robinson at WFMY News 2 in Greensboro, North Carolina, acts as an everything-stimulus and more resource. It tells you who to contact, when to contact, and how to contact agencies regarding your stimulus payment. It also explains how to file a complaint.

I’ll bet you have many of the same questions that are answered in this news story regarding stimulus check debit cards, deceased loved ones receiving checks, and nursing home rules regarding your stimulus check. Let’s take a more in-depth look at a few of the most common questions.

What Are The Chances I Will Receive A Second Stimulus Payment?

Just because you got a stimulus check the first time doesn’t mean you’ll qualify for a second payment, if there is one.

We won’t know anything for sure until a stimulus bill comes into clearer focus. You can read more about the suspected timeline here, but in general, here’s what we know. This article is also a great resource for more in-depth information.

McConnell has said repeatedly– most recently on July 6 — that if the Senate starts work on a second package, it will be later this month. To fit into McConnell’s timeline, legislators will have to work around several extended breaks when the Senate is not in session: a scheduled two-week recess from July 3 until July 17 and its August recess, running from Aug. 10 to Sept. 7.

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Are My Taxes Affected By The Stimulus Payments?

Even with our tax deadlines being extended due to the current pandemic, deadlines are approaching. Taxes are complicated enough without wondering how they are affected by receiving a stimulus payment. Naturally, we need to know. Learn more here.

Stimulus Check Debit Cards

These debit cards came in plain white envelopes. Hope you didn’t toss them in the trash. Check here for the phone number, address, and website if you have any problems and need to contact the issuer.

Nursing Homes and Stimulus Checks

The Federal Trade Commission makes it known that there are special tax laws and codes that define the relationship between a nursing home and your stimulus check. Make sure you’re in the know, especially if any family member or friend is currently in a nursing home. For more information check here.

Final Thoughts

So there we have it. The most current pieces of IRS stimulus check payment updates and news. There is still a lot of confusion about stimulus payments. This 1-stop-shop article and interview is an everything- stimulus resource. It provides easy access to resources and important dates you need to keep handy.

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