Stimulus Checks (Recovery Rebate Credit)

  • If you are eligible but haven’t received the first and/or second stimulus check, you must file a 2020 tax return to receive your checks.
    • You can claim the 2020 Recovery Rebate Credit to recover money from the first and second rounds.
    • Learn more about filing prior-year tax returns here.
  • If you are eligible for the third stimulus check but you haven’t received it, file a 2021 tax return to claim the 2021 Recovery Rebate Credit.
    • The third round was worth up to $1,400 per person and $1,400 per eligible dependent of any age.
  • Review the Recovery Rebate Credit frequently-asked questions on the IRS website.
    • Use this decision tree to figure out if you should file a full return or a simplified return and how you can file your taxes for free online
  • Learn more about the first two rounds of stimulus checks here.
  • Learn more about the third round of the stimulus checks here.

If you’ve already filed taxes but didn’t claim the correct amount contact us for help.

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