When Your Stimulus Check Will Arrive

March 18, 2008

When your stimulus check arrives depends on whether your 2007 tax return set up a direct deposit payment, and on the last two digits of your Social Security number, according to yesterday’s IRS announcement:

Direct Deposit Payments

If the last two digits of your Social Security number are:

Your economic stimulus payment deposit should be sent to your bank account by:

00 – 20

May 2

21 – 75

May 9

76 – 99

May 16

Paper Check

If the last two digits of your Social Security number are:

Your check should be in the mail by:

00 – 09

May 16

10 – 18

May 23

19 – 25

May 30

26 – 38

June 6

39 – 51

June 13

52 – 63

June 20

64 – 75

June 27

76 – 87

July 4

88 – 99

July 11

Note: These dates apply only to individuals who file taxes by April 15.

The IRS will be mailing approximately 130 million stimulus rebate checks. Estimate yours at their new online calculator (most will receive $600 for an individual, $1,200 for married, plus $300 per qualifying child).

More Tax Foundation commentary on the stimulus plan here.


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