IRS: ‘First Economic Impact Payments deposited into taxpayers’ bank accounts, more on the way’

If you haven’t already been doing so, now is a good time to start checking your bank account.

Saturday afternoon, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) confirmed via Twitter the agency had deposited the first Economic Impact Payments into taxpayers’ bank accounts. “We know many people are anxious to get their payments; we’ll continue issuing them as fast as we can,” the tweet stated. 

The agency has a special section on its website to answer questions and guide anyone who needs it through the process. Click on IRS to access.

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The news couldn’t have come at a better time. Millions of Americans have been laid off, furloughed or have lost their job completely due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. 

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Food banks are busier than ever and the need continues to grow as the order to stay home continues to be extended. 

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