If you typically don’t file a tax return or a tax return for 2018 or 2019, you may not know that you can qualify for an economic impact payment. You could Be one of the nine million people who receive a letter from the IRS knowing how to register on their website to claim your payment.
The new registration deadline is November 21, 2020.
If you received this letter from the IRS, it is legitimate. Go just Visit the IRS real website at IRS.gov/EIP or call them directly at 800-919-9835 to register and claim your payment. You only have up 21st November.
But if someone claim be from the IRS Calls, emails or texts To help you get your stimulus payment, this person is running a government scam. Hang up and don̵
Why? Because the IRS does not notify you of your economic impact payment via text message, email, or phone call. And they will never ask you to pay a fee to get your money.
Visit the IRS website to find out more about stimulus payments. And be sure to let the FTC know if someone contacts you who claims to be government.
Lisa Lake is a consumer education specialist for the Federal Trade Commission.
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