Whether you’ve already received your third stimulus check, or you’ve tracked it and you’re waiting for it to arrive, comparing how much you get to the estimate of how much you’re owed is more important with this third stimulus payment than. Why? Because of two things: The fact that the IRS is , and because there’s now way to know for sure how much you’ll get until you actually receive it.
If there’s athat you , and you’re owed more than you actually receive, you may not know it unless you can compare your estimated figure with the amount the (this appears ). Otherwise, on hundreds, maybe thousands, of . That goes for every group, from and to and .
Our calculator tool below will help. The IRS is currently making “plus-up” adjustments for some people who it owes more money, but if yours doesn’t come automatically, you may need to take action. For example, if you , supported another or , would you need to file a in 2022, or ? We explain the details below. And here’s the deal with a possible , and how to know if you for up to . This story was recently updated.
How much stimulus money should you really get this time? Calculate now
The Senate made a notable change to the third check before the bill was signed into law in March by reducing the upper income limit to receive any check. If youris equal to or more than $80,000 (single taxpayers), $120,000 (head of household) or $160,000 (filing jointly), you won’t be eligible. See below for more details.
Note that this calculator should be used as an estimate only. If you think the check size you receive is in error and doesn’t match your below estimate, it’s possibleat a later time.
Proposed $1,400 stimulus calculator
Use details from your 2019 or 2020 tax return
1. Choose your filing status below.
Below we show who will get the full stimulus amount and when you’ll completely phase out of receiving a payment, using the new guidelines that were officially signed into law. As an individual or couple’s income goes up, the size of the partial payment gets smaller. (and here’s the .)
Stimulus check income limits
|Full $1,400 per person maximum (based on AGI)||Not eligible (based on AGI)|
|Individual taxpayer||Less than $75,000||$80,000 or more|
|Head of household||Less than $112,500||$120,000 or more|
|Married couple filing jointly||Less than $150,000||$160,000 or more|
What if your stimulus payment doesn’t match the estimate above?
There are a number of reasons your stimulus check might be SSDI or SSI benefits or other federal benefits, which have not been sent out yet? Or perhaps your payment was ? Checks that are missing altogether using a few tools and in a few different ways. Read our for solutions to these and other issues.— . Maybe you receive
Important guidelines to remember about dependents
These new rules for the third stimulus check will affect you if you have dependents.
- Each dependent counts for $1,400.
- . College students, adult children with disabilities and will now count toward $1,400 each.
- Unlike the rules around the first two stimulus checks, you can’t receive any money if you exceed the upper income limit, even if you have dependents.
An extreme example of the last one: a single parent of four who makes $120,000 won’t qualify, where a single parent with four dependents who makes $119,000 will still get some amount of money. The amended bill also includes families with; that is, where at least one family member .
Expanding The People’s Policy Project.makes approximately 13.5 million more adult dependents count toward their household total, according to
For more, here’s what to know about the , what to from the , and everything we know so far about a potential .