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Get the latest information and guidance on economic impact payments, organized by type for quick reference.

We’ve recently updated this page to include only those materials that reflect current messaging for recent changes and emerging issues. As we approach deadlines of September 30, 2020 and October 15, 2020 for certain groups, please share these materials accordingly.

Many of these materials are also available in Spanish, which you can access by clicking Español above.

Reaching People Who Are Eligible for a Payment and Don’t Normally File a Tax Return

  • Publication 5420-A, Partner Toolkit: Economic Impact Payments: Reaching People Who Still Need to Register   English (PDF) 
  • Publication 5420-B, Economic Impact Payment Non-Filer Step-by-Step Guide  English (PDF)
  • IR-2020-214, IRS releases state-by-state breakdown of nearly 9 million non-filers who will be mailed letters about Economic Impact Payments  English | Spanish
  • IR-2020-203, IRS to mail special letter to estimated 9 million non-filers, urging them to claim Economic Impact Payment by Oct. 15 at IRS.gov  English | Spanish
  • IR-2020-180, IRS takes new steps to ensure people with children receive $500 Economic Impact Payments  English | Spanish
  • COVID Tax Tip 2020-113, Federal benefit recipients with children have more time to get the $500 Economic Impact Payment  English | Spanish
  • COVID Tax Tip 2020-51, Low-income people are eligible to get an Economic Impact Payment  English | Spanish
  • Even if you don’t normally file taxes, you may still qualify for an Economic Impact Payment   English | Spanish
  • Federal benefit recipients can still get an EIP payment for their children  English | Spanish
  • Are you eligible for an Economic Impact Payment?  English | Spanish
  • IRS tool to help non-filers get Economic Impact Payments  English
  • Use Non-Filers Online Tool to Register for Economic Impact Payment  English | Spanish

Twitter: Non-filers tweets

Print and attach these labels (PDF) on items you already distribute. Use these labels to help people who aren’t required to file a tax return quickly register to get their Economic Impact Payment.

  • Publication 5432 – EIP Labels (Avery 5160)
  • Publication 5432 – EIP Labels (1” x 3” Non-Avery)
  • Publication 5432 Instructions

You can attach them on:

  • bags or as food wrap seals at food distribution sites
  • toiletry and survival kits
  • envelopes that include other resources
  • goods or materials from federal, state or county benefit programs
  • clothing bags

General Information on Economic Impact Payments

  • Answers to questions about Economic Impact Payments available on IRS.gov  English
  • Subscribe to IRS social media and email for the latest on Economic Impact Payments  English
  • Find out when your Economic Impact Payment will arrive English | Spanish
  • Be on the lookout for coronavirus scammers  English
  • Publication 5420-A, Partner Toolkit:  Economic Impact Payments: Reaching People Who Still Need to Register  English (PDF)
  • Publication 5420-B, Economic Impact Payment Non-Filer Step-by-Step Guide  English (PDF)
  • COVID Tax Tip 2020-113, Federal benefit recipients with children have more time to get the $500 Economic Impact Payment English | Spanish
  • COVID Tax Tip 2020-74, Keep Economic Impact Payment notice with other tax records English | Spanish
  • COVID Tax Tip 2020-73, Returning an Economic Impact Payment English | Spanish
  •  COVID Tax Tip 2020-42, Taxpayers should be aware of Coronavirus related scams English | Spanish
  • IR-2020-192, IRS: 50,000 spouses to get catch-up Economic Impact Payments  English | Spanish
  • IRS-2020-180, IRS takes new steps to ensure people with children receive $500 Economic Impact Payments  English | Spanish

Internal Revenue Service YouTube videos

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) YouTube videos

  • Avoid Economic Impact Payment Scams – FTC Tip #1  English | Spanish
  • Avoid Economic Impact Payment Scams – FTC Tip #2  English | Spanish
  • Avoid Economic Impact Payment Scams – FTC Tip #3  English | Spanish
  • Avoid Economic Impact Payment Scams – FTC Tip #4  English | Spanish
  • Avoid Economic Impact Payment Scams – FTC Tip #5  English | Spanish
  • Avoid Economic Impact Payment Scams – FTC Tip #6  English | Spanish