What is going on with stimulus payments? What is taking so long?
In mid-April, the IRS began issuing stimulus payments to qualifying individuals. This has come with a host
of issues from people claiming payments have been sent to wrong accounts, being underpaid, and worst
of all not receiving payment at all. Let us break down some of these issues and how to navigate a
Some of the biggest issues with the stimulus payments involve:
-Inaccurate payment information or addresses
-Late filing or non-filing
-Ineligibility; non-resident or non-citizen or higher income
-The usage of a debit card provided for advanced tax payment
-Recently providing updated information to the IRS that still needs to be processed
All these issues cause either non-payment or delays in the issuing of economic relief payments that
could take 6-8 weeks to resolve once identified.