IRS says a certain type of stimulus check will have to be returned

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  • Reports of deceased individuals receiving coronavirus stimulus checks have been popping up in recent weeks.
  • This week, the IRS updated its website to explain that any Economic Impact Payments sent to people who died before they received the payments need to be returned.
  • The IRS wants people to either send back the stimulus checks or write checks for $1,200 to the US Treasury if the money has already been deposited in a bank account.
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When the US Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act in March, it seemed inevitable that there would be more than a few bumps in the road as the government attempted to implement all of the policies it had introduced. Some rolled out surprisingly smoothly, such as the $1,200 Economic Impact Payments, but there have been some kinks for the Treasury Department to work out along the way.

For example, in mid-April, one Indiana resident who was expecting $1,700 from the government found $8.2 million in his bank account on a Friday which had promptly disappeared without a trace by Monday. This only appears to have happened once, but another issue has arisen in recent weeks: Deceased Americans are receiving stimulus checks, and in an updated FAQ on its website, the IRS says that they have to send it back.

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