Questions and Answers about the Third Economic Impact Payment — Topic C: Additional Economic Impact Payment

The IRS will issue additional payments to those who received a third payment based on a 2019 tax return and who are eligible for an additional amount based on the information included on their 2020 tax return.

If you don’t normally file a tax return but you need to file a federal tax return for 2020 and have no income or income of $72,000 or less, you can file their federal tax return electronically for free through the IRS Free File Program.

If you do not receive your maximum third round payment in 2021, you may be eligible to claim the 2021 Recovery Rebate Credit when you file your 2021 federal income tax return in 2022.

Yes, file a tax return for 2020 and claim all your qualifying dependents. When we process your 2020 tax return, the IRS will issue you an additional payment which will include an amount for any eligible additional dependents reported on your 2020 tax return.

If you don’t normally file a tax return but you need to file a federal tax return for 2020 and have no income or income of $72,000 or less, you can file your Federal tax return electronically for free through the IRS Free File Program.

Yes, file a tax return for 2020 with your spouse and claim all your dependents. When we process your 2020 tax return, the IRS will issue you an additional payment which will include an amount for any eligible dependents reported on your 2020 tax return.

If you don’t normally file a tax return but you need to file a federal tax return for 2020 and have no income or income of $72,000 or less, you can file their Federal tax return electronically for free through the IRS Free File Program.