Coronavirus Tax Relief, Recovery Rebate Credit and Economic Impact Payments for Individuals and Families

Find help for individual and families affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Third Economic Impact Payments Are Now on the Way.

We’re now sending the Third Economic Impact Payments in accordance with the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, signed into law on March 11, 2021. Check the Questions and answers about the Third Economic Impact Payment for more information.

Check when and how your payment was sent with the Get My Payment tool.
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2020 Recovery Rebate Credit and First and Second Economic Impact Payments

All first and second Economic Impact Payments have been sent.  

If you didn’t get a first or second Economic Impact Payment or got  less than the full amounts, you may be eligible to claim the 2020 Recovery Rebate Credit and must file a 2020 tax return even if you are not required to file.

See 2020 Recovery Rebate Credit for more information.

Advance Child Tax Credit Payments

There have been important changes to the Child Tax Credit (CTC) that will help many families receive advance payments starting this summer. The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021 expands the CTC for tax year 2021 only.

Online Tax Help

IRS has several online resources to help taxpayers.

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