Some older adults are asking, “If I didn’t file income taxes because my only income is social security, will I still get a stimulus payment?”
The answer: Yes.
Just like the U.S. Government will be using contact information connected to federal income tax filings for check distribution to some, they will use the contact information connected to your SSA-1099 form to get you yours.
The professionals behind Taxslayer, a tax preparation software program and internet-based service provider, confirm that as long as your adjusted gross income does not exceed the threshold (see chart), you qualify.
For more help understanding adjusted gross income, income threshold, and other related information, visit IRS.gov.