September 30 was the last day to claim the extra $500 for dependents. September 30 was the last day to claim $500 for child dependents in 2020, however, you can still get paid.
Perhaps you forgot the date to claim non-payment for minors or adults registered as dependents during the first round of stimulus checks. September 30 was the last day to apply for this year’s check. However, you will be able to receive your payment support in 2021.
If you have dependents, you should have received the $500 with your stimulus check that the IRS sent out in the spring.
If the size of the check you received doesn’t look as big as you expected, you may need to request an additional payment to catch up.
Read on to find out what to do if you missed the September 30th deadline. And as for a new stimulus check, we’ve prepared a summary of what’s going on with negotiations for a new coronavirus support package.
What to do if I lost the date?
The deadline for requesting the $500 stimulus money ended 15 days ago, but you will be able to receive your payment when you file your tax return in 2021, and claim the additional amount on behalf of eligible dependents.
The IRS uses your 2019 or 2018 tax return to determine how much you are owed and is expected to post instructions online as next year’s tax season approaches.
When will the IRS send me my $500 payment?
The IRS said it will start issuing checks this month for those who met the application deadline. However, if you missed the deadline, your check will be included on your 2020 tax return in 2021.
If you would like more information, you can track the status of your IRS payment by visiting the IRS “Get My Payment” website. From there, you will need to provide your Social Security number, date of birth, address and zip code.
Am I still eligible to receive the first stimulus payment?
To be eligible, you must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or a qualified “resident alien. You must also have a valid Social Security number, cannot be claimed as a dependent of another taxpayer, and must have an adjusted gross income of less than $146,500 (if you are the head of a household) or $198,000 (for couples who are married and file a joint return).