Faced with mounting unemployment from the coronavirus, the U.S. government rolled out a relief plan. The plan was to give qualifying citizens, those below certain income thresholds, $1,200, plus $500 per dependent. So far so good, altho I’m not sure how many months of lost income the government thinks $1,200 will cover.
How will people get the money?
The initial message was that if you had paid taxes in 2018 or 2019, and the IRS had your bank account info, you’d get a direct deposit. Otherwise they’d mail you a check. After hearing from friends that got their money, I start checking my bank account. Nope. Nada. Nothing. No check in the mail.continue reading