April 23, 2020

2020 – 04/22

The Social Security Administration has provided guidance for Social Security recipients using the IRS “Non-filers” website to report information needed to receive Economic Impact Payments (EIPs). Specifically, those with Direct Express debit cards who enter information at the IRS’s website must complete all of the mandatory questions, but they may leave the bank account information blank as the U.S. Treasury already has their Direct Express information on file. In addition, new Social Security recipients as of Jan. 1, 2020, who didn’t file a tax return for 2018 or 2019, will also need to use the IRS “Non-filers” website as they won’t automatically receive EIPs.