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What non-tax filers need to know about economic impact payments

Most people who qualify under the CARES Act should receive their payment automatically. But some may need to submit their information to the IRS to receive their Economic Impact Payment.

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As a result of the hardships presented by the coronavirus, Economic Impact Payments are being issued by the Internal Revenue Service. While most people will receive their payment automatically, there are some cases where non-filers will need to take action and submit their information to the IRS.

The best way to submit your info to receive the payment is through the IRS “Non Filers Enter Payment Info” portal . There, you’ll choose how you want to receive your payment. The fastest way to receive payment is through direct deposit, either to your bank or credit union account, or to an eligible prepaid card.

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