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Here’s why you didn’t get your $600 stimulus check yet

H&R Block confirms a mixup led to less people getting their stimulus check amid the pandemic.

The Biden administration will begin sending out child cash benefits by July 15.
In this April 23, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump’s name is seen on a stimulus check issued by the IRS to help combat the adverse economic effects of the COVID-19 outbreak, in San Antonio.
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H&R Block recently confirmed that a mixup led to less people getting their $600 stimulus check than anticipated.

What’s going on?

H&R Block customers reported not receiving their second stimulus checks despite the government’s suggestion that Americans would receive the check by Jan. 4.

The company said it is investigating the matter.

  • “The IRS Get My Payment website may display an account number you don’t recognize. If you took a Refund Transfer, it may be reflecting that account number. Check your 2019 return to confirm.
  • “But don’t worry — we have sent these payments on to the method you chose for Refund Transfer: direct deposit, check or Emerald Card. The money should be there by the end of the day.”

Government sending checks

People who have their tax refund checks sent into their bank accounts will automatically receive their stimulus check from the government, WKYC reports.

If you still didn’t receive any money, you may not qualify for a stimulus. People with “an adjusted gross income for 2019 of up to $75,000 for individuals and up to $150,000 for married couples filing joint returns and surviving spouses, will receive the full amount of the second payment,” according to WKYC.