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There’s plenty of information circulating about the tax ramifications of the Coronavirus outbreak—some of it accurate, and some of it not. Below, we’ve compiled the latest breaking news and FAQs regarding taxes and financial changes due to the Coronavirus.

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The Latest Stimulus Payment: Five Things You Should Know

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FAQs: Taxes and COVID-19

Will tax refunds be delayed due to Coronavirus?

No. The IRS is continuing to process tax returns and issue refunds. If you’re able to file your taxes, you should do so. Filing online is the fastest way to receive your tax refund, and the IRS says that those who file online typically receive their refunds within 21 days via direct deposit.

Does everyone get a Coronavirus tax relief check?

To be eligible for a stimulus payment from the Feds, you need to meet the following requirements:

  • You must have filed a tax return for tax year 2018, 2019 or have a 2019 Form SSA-1099, Social Security Benefit Statement, or Form RRB-1099, Social Security Equivalent Benefit Statement
  • Your AGI in 2018 (or 2019) must be below the threshold for your filing status
  • You must be a legal resident
  • You must not be claimed as a dependent on someone else’s tax return*
  • Everyone on your return must have a valid SSN

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