If you have verified your identity and received “unavailable payment status”, this means that we cannot currently determine your eligibility for a payment. There are several reasons why this could happen Two common reasons are that you did not file a 2018 or 2019 tax return, or that your recently filed tax return was not fully processed. In some situations, Get My Payment offers you the option to provide your bank account information in order to receive your payment by direct transfer. For example, if your payment was sent by mail and the U.S. Postal Service was unable to deliver it. You must request tracking of your payment if Get My Payment shows that your payment was issued on a specific date, but you did not receive it and it was greater than: You are eligible for an Economic Impact Payment (PEI), but we do not have direct deposit information to send your payment electronically. Direct deposit is the fastest way to get your EIP. If Get My Payment indicates that your payment is pending or has been processed, you will not be able to change your bank account information. The IRS spent about 160 million economic impact payments totaling more than $270 billion. Under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the IRS will continue these payments for the remainder of 2020. You can check the status of your payment with Get My Payment here. We cannot accept individual cheques or money orders of $100 million or more.

You can submit multiple payments or make a transfer on the same day. Note: It is not possible to change your bank details once your payment has been processed. No action is required to contact the IRS, as phone assistants are also unable to change your bank details. Direct deposit is the safest and fastest way to get a payment that includes a tax refund. Visit the FDIC website to find out where to find a bank that can open an account online and how to choose the right account for you. Updates to your payment status are not made more than once a day. No. Where is my refund and View your account do not display the status of your payment. Getting my payment is the only option available to maintain your payment status.

If it is not available at the time of access, you will need to try again later. If Get My Payment has already provided you with a payment date and you now receive “Need more information,” your payment may have been refunded to the IRS. Provide your bank account information to receive your payment. For more information, see My payment was mailed weeks ago, but the mail couldn`t deliver it. What must I do? Visit our Economic Impact Payments Information Centre to answer your questions about eligibility, payment amounts, when to wait for them, and more. When you provide a check as payment, you authorize us to use your check information to make a one-time wire transfer from your account or to treat the payment as a check transaction. If we use your cheque information to make an electronic transfer, the money may be withdrawn from your account once we have received your payment and you will not receive your cheque from your financial institution. Before submitting a payment by mail, you should consider other methods. Most people only receive one payment, but there are some situations where they can get an additional payment. These include certain recipients of federal Social Security benefits, SSI, RRB or VA who may receive a $500 catch-up payment for their eligible children. Get My Payment displays the status of the last payment.

For more information, see the Non-Filer tool page. If you received your payment but accidentally threw it away or it was lost, stolen or destroyed, you must request a payment channel to request a new one. See How do I request payment tracking for my economically impactful payment? or What should I do if my prepaid debit card is lost or destroyed? View your online account information securely, including the amount you owe and your payment history. The deadline to pay income tax for 2020 is April 15. You can check your balance or view payment options through your online account. You can also request a payment plan online. If you can`t check the status of your payment because you`ve been blocked, you`ll have to wait 24 hours and try again. If you receive a “Payment Status” message without a payment date: There are several reasons why your payment may have been mailed, including: 3. Payment Status unavailable – We cannot determine your eligibility for a payment at this time. For more information, see Payment status not available below. You can easily track your payment by signing up for email notifications about your tax payment every time you use IRS Direct Pay. We update Get My Payment data once a day overnight, so you don`t have to check more often.

If you are eligible for payment and have provided your contact information either through a current tax return or non-filers: Enter the request for payment information here, please check for updates. If you have not received your payment within 14 days of the payment date, check the Get my payment check box regularly. If the IRS picks up your payment because the post office couldn`t deliver it, we`ll update your payment status to “Need more information,” after which you can enter your bank account information. .