There is no secret that there are still millions of Americans that are struggling to get some assurance from the newly-built IRS Get My Payment tool that they will be getting the $1,200 stimulus money (or some portion, depending on your income). This little tip may help you – bizarrely enough.
Little Tip to Help with the Stimulus Get My Payment Tool
Link: Get My Payment
The IRS had already made some enhancements and upgrades to the Get My Payment tool that has helped many get into it. After all, that tool is not just about the assurance that the IRS has confirmed you will get the money. It also allows you to designate your bank account information (if it is not already on your 2018 or 2019 tax return that you filed) to get the money via direct deposit instead of by check (here is when you will receive a check if you don’t receive it by direct deposit).
The Simple Tip – Try Using All Caps for Your Address!
Fortunately, there is a little tip that may help you finally get access. I have checked with a couple of people and it did help them so maybe it will work for you as well! This tip comes from the LA Times and it is so simple that it is going to be weird but it is understandable if you have not been doing it this way. TYPE IN YOUR ADDRESS USING ALL CAPS.
In the online world, typing in all caps is the equivalent of yelling. Well, if you have not been successful at getting into the Get My Payment tool yet, I am sure you feel like yelling! So, yell away with your all caps on the Get My Payment tool to see if it works!
Here are some previous posts I have written about the Stimulus package that may help answer other questions:
- Stimulus Money Problems? Here are Some Reasons You May Not Have Received It
- Stimulus for SSI Recipients: Here is What You Should Know
- Waiting for the Stimulus Money? The IRS Has Made Some Significant Upgrades
- Here is When You Will Receive Your Stimulus Check