Tens of millions of people have received theirand more are still awaiting their by , or . In addition, Americans who are will see their checks . If you’re still waiting to get your stimulus money — or if it’s already arrived but you want to make sure the amount is correct — you can use our calculator below to estimate how much your household should expect with the . (You can also and .)
can get complicated, especially since some of the rules have changed around with this second round. For example, there’s a lower income limit this time (you’ll ), and new rules affecting people with “nonresident alien” status, which could even if you got one the first check. , along with most , were once again left out completely.
If the amount in your new, “$600” stimulus check isn’t correct — is money for your child dependents missing? — you may need to try to claim a make-up check on your taxes using the IRS’. This story updates often.
Estimate the size of your new stimulus payment
To calculate how much you should get in your second stimulus payment, you’ll need to enter:
CNET’s stimulus calculator follows the same formula the IRS uses to. The result should be considered an estimate, not a guarantee of the IRS’ final check to you. This calculator tool will not store or share your personal information.
Calculate your second stimulus payment
Use details from your 2019 tax return.
1. Choose your filing status below.
If you don’t file taxes, here’s how calculate your stimulus money
As was the case with the first checks, the IRS will automatically send stimulus checks to many who normally aren’t required to file a tax return — including, Social Security and , certain veterans and railroad retirees. The IRS refers loosely to this group as nonfilers.
If you fall in one of these categories, enter your best guess in the calculator where it asks for your.
Qualifications for the second stimulus check
We’ve broken down who is generally. Payments top out at $600 apiece in the second check, and as you reach the upper , the amount you’re owed will decrease.
$600 second stimulus check income limits
|AGI to receive full amount (Both stimulus checks)||Second stimulus check upper income limit (AGI)||First stimulus check upper income limit (AGI)|
|Single tax filer||Under $75,000||$87,000||$99,000|
|Head of household||Under $112,500||$124,500||$146,000|
|Married, filing jointly||Under $150,00||$174,000||$198,000|
Remember, any dependent child under age 17 will count for an additional $600. Also, if youbased on 2019 data but you would qualify based on your 2020 financial situation, you will not receive a second check this year. However, you can get that amount as a .
If you qualify based on 2019 tax information but will be over the limit in 2020, you will receive a second check and do not need to repay it.
Who might not get a second stimulus check?
Some people, even if they received a payment in the first round. If you are over the income limit, a or a dependent 17 years of age or older, you won’t qualify for a check. The People’s Policy Project think tank estimates 13.5 million adult dependents will be excluded under the requirements, including 7.3 million students.
For everything to know about the second payment, see what else is in, and what we know about under the new law.