Due to the crisis generated by the pandemic of COVID-19 The Federal Government approved the economic impact payment. Now he created a new tool to facilitate the process, with it the  IRS.gov helps people who don't normally show up for payments.

By MiamiDiario Newsroom

To help millions of people, the Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service today launched a new web tool that enables quick enrollment of Economic Impact Payments for those who do not normally file a tax return.

The tool non filer, developed in partnership between IRS and Free File Alliance, offers a free and easy option designed for people who are not required to file a return, including those with too little income to file. The feature is only available in IRS.gov, and users should search Non-filers: Enter Payment Info Here to take them directly to the tool.

“People who are not required to file a return can use this tool to provide us with basic information so they can receive their economic impact payments as soon as possible,” said IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig. “The IRS and the Free File Alliance have been working around the clock to offer this new tool to help people."

The IRS reminds taxpayers that economic impact payments will be distributed automatically to most people starting next week. Eligible taxpayers who filed tax returns for 2019 or 2018 will receive payments automatically. Automatic payments will also be earmarked in the near future those receiving Social Security retirement or disability benefits and benefits of railway retirement.

 How do I use the tool Non-Filers: Enter Payment Info?

For those who don't normally file a tax return, the process is simple and only takes a few minutes to complete. First, visit IRS.gov y I searched "Non-Filers: Enter Payment Info Here. " Then provide basic information, including Social Security number, name, address, and dependents. The IRS will use this information to confirm eligibility and calculate and submit an Economic Impact Payment. Using the tool to get your payment will not result in a tax debt. Sign In bank or financial account information will allow the IRS to deposit your payment directly into your account. Otherwise, your payment will be mailed to you.

“Non-Filers: Enter Payment Info” it is safe and the information entered will be safe. The tool is based on Free File interactive forms, part of Free File's free product offerings. Free File Alliance on IRS.gov.

 Who should use the tool Non-Filers?

This new tool is designed to people who did not file a tax return for 2018 or 2019 and that do not receive Social Security retirement or disability benefits or benefits of railway retirementa. Others who should consider the tool Non-Filers as an option, include:

 Lowest Income: among those who could use the tool Non-Filers: Enter Payment Info there are those who have not filed a 2018 or 2019 return because they fall below the normal income limits for filing a tax return. This can include single filers who earned less than $12,200 and married couples who earned less than $24,400 in 2019.

 Veterans Beneficiaries and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients: The IRS continues to explore ways to see if Economic Impact Payments can be made automatically to SSI recipients and those who receive disability, pension or survivor benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs and who did not file a tax return for the years 2018 or 2019. People in these groups can use the option Non-Filers: Enter Payment Info now or wait while the IRS continues to review automatic payment options to simplify delivery for these groups.

 Beneficiaries of Social Security, SSDI and Railroad Retirement with qualified dependents: These groups will automatically receive $1,200 in economic impact payments. People in this group who have eligible children under the age of 17 can use Non-Filers: Enter Payment Info to claim the $500 payment per child.

 Students and others: if someone else claimed it on their tax return, they will not be eligible for the economic impact payment or use the tool Non-Filer.

 Next week: automatic payments begin

Eligible taxpayers who filed tax returns for 2019 or 2018 and chose direct deposit will automatically receive a economic impact payment of up to $1,200 for individuals or $2,400 for married couples and up to $500 for each qualifying child. Recipients of Social Security or disability retirement, SSDI, or who receive railroad retirement benefits but did not file a tax return for 2019 or 2018 will automatically receive their payment later.

Next week: Get my payment shows economic impact payment date, help with direct deposit

To help everyone check the status of their payments, the IRS is creating a second new tool expected to be available by April 17. Gand My Payment will provide people with the status of their payment, including the date your deposit is scheduled to be in your bank account or mailed.

An additional function of Get my payment will allow eligible individuals the opportunity to provide their bank account information so they can receive their payment more quickly instead of waiting for a paper check. This feature will not be available if the Economic Impact Payment has already been scheduled for delivery.

More information on economic impact payments

The IRS will post additional updates at irs.gov/coronavirus about these and other matters.

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