Advance Child Tax Credit Payments For details about the advance payments of the Child Tax Credit, see Advance Child Tax Credit Payments in 2021. The IRS has issued all first, second and third Economic Impact Payments. How to Claim a Missing Payment You may be eligible to claim a Recovery Rebate Credit on your 2020 or 2021 federal tax return if you didn't get an Economic Impact Payment or got less than the full amount. It is important to understand that the Economic Impact Payments applied to different tax years. Depending on whether you missed the first, second or third payment, you will need to file either a 2020 or 2021 tax return to claim a Recovery Rebate Credit. Find Out Which Payments You Received To find the amounts of your Economic Impact Payments, check: Your Online Account: Securely access your individual IRS account online to view your first, second and third Economic Impact Payment amounts under the “Economic Impact Payment Information” section on the Tax Records page. IRS EIP letters: We mailed these letters to the address we have on file. Notice 1444: Shows the first Economic Impact Payment sent for tax year 2020 Notice 1444-B: Shows the second Economic Impact Payment sent for tax year 2020 Notice 1444-C: Shows the third Economic Impact Payment sent for tax year 2021 Letter 6475: In early 2022, we'll send this letter confirming the total amount of the third Economic Impact Payment and any plus-up payments you received for tax year 2021. Amount and Status of Your Third Payment To find the amount of the third payment, create or view your online account or refer to IRS Notice 1444-C, which we mailed after sending the payment. We’re also sending Letter 6475 confirming the total amount of the third Economic Impact Payment and any plus-up payments you were issued for tax year 2021. First and Second Payment Status To find the amounts of these payments, create or view your online account. You can also refer to Notice 1444 for the first payment and Notice 1444-B for the second payment. The IRS mailed these notices to the address we have on file.