Saturday, October 31

Can You Get A Stimulus Check Without A Social Security Number? | The NY Journal

Without this number, you were not eligible to receive the approved CARES Act stimulus check.

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Under the CARES Act, which was passed in March, all citizens of the country with a Social Security number who live and work in the United States were eligible to receive stimulus checks. This includes people with green cards and workers who use visas such as H-1B and H-2ª, as reported in CNet.

If your citizenship status has changed since you first obtained your social security number, you may need to update your IRS records to get your check through the Non-Filers tool.

In the event that you do not have a valid Social Security number, then it means that you were not eligible to receive a stimulus check under the CARES Act, and you are unlikely to be eligible for a second payment if authorized.

If you filed a tax return but do not have a Social Security number, you would still not be eligible.

–You may also be interested in: The Non-Filers tool to request your stimulus check will no longer be available in November

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