Will child support take the second stimulus check?

Will child support take the second stimulus check?

Child Support Wouldn’t be Taken Out of Second-Round Payments If you owe child support, the IRS can use first-round stimulus check money to pay arrears. In addition, second-round stimulus money wouldn’t be taken to pay back taxes or other debts owed to the federal or a state government.

What happens if child support take your stimulus check?

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“If someone does owe back child support and they’re due a stimulus payment, they will offset that check for the amount that you owe,” says Christina Taylor, head of operations at Credit Karma Tax.

Who is not eligible for a stimulus check?

Single filers with income over $99,000 and joint filers with no children earning above $198,000 are not eligible. Social Security recipients are eligible and are not required to file a return. How much money will the stimulus checks be?

How do I find out if I have a stimulus check?

But if you’re still waiting to get paid, the IRS has an online tool that lets you check the status of your stimulus check. It’s called the “Get My Payment” portal, and you can find it on the IRS website at irs.gov/coronavirus/get-my-payment. (To find out how much money you will get, use our Stimulus Check Calculator.)