Do you qualify for the Stimulus payment if you receive government benefits?
Video produced in partnership with National Disability Institute, Deaf Future Works, Cash Campaign of Maryland, Foundation Communities, City of Travis County (Texas), and Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (Utah). Funded by Bank of America.
If you have not filed a tax return and have not received your stimulus check, please visit: www.irs.gov/coronavirus/non-filers-enter-payment-info-here.
If you are waiting on your payment status, please visit: www.irs.gov/coronavirus/get-my-payment.
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More financial ASL videos will be added to odhh.maryland.gov/financial-education — Video description: There is a black background throughout the video. White text first appears: DO YOU QUALIFY FOR THE STIMULUS PAYMENT IF YOU RECEIVE GOVERNMENT BENEFITS? The title fades to show a Certified Deaf Interpreter wearing a light grey shirt and black/clear glasses. He signs, “Do you qualify for stimulus payment if you receive government benefits? What are government benefits? Examples are Social Security Retirement, SSI, SSDI, and Veteran benefits.” White text appears on screen: GOVERNMENT BENEFITS -SS RETIREMENT, -SSI, -SSDI, -VETERANS. “How do you know if you qualify for stimulus payment? First, you must meet three requirements: you are a U.S. citizen or have a green card, a Social Security Number (SSN), and are not claimed as a dependent on someone else’s tax return.” White text appears on screen: REQUIREMENTS. -U.S. CITIZEN OR GREEN CARD, -SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER, -NOT A DEPENDENT. “If you meet all of these and you have no dependents that that were under the age of 16 or younger by the end of December 31, 2019, there is no action required. The IRS will automatically send your stimulus payment. But, if you do have a dependent who was 16 or younger by the end of December 31, 2019, and you did not file your tax return for 2018 or 2019, you may qualify to receive $500 for each dependent.” White text appears on screen: REQUIREMENTS. -DEPENDENT, -NO 2018 OR 2019 TAX RETURN.
“The $500 payment is not automatic. You will need to take action by going to website at:” White text appears: WWW.IRS.GOV/CORONAVIRUS/NON-FILERS-ENTER-PAYMENT-INFO-HERE. The screen shows the IRS website with white background and black text. The CDI is shown in a small black circle on the left of the screen. “See this blue box- “enter your payment information”, click and follow instructions on what to do next.
Now, if you filled this out and waiting for your payment, and wondering your payment status, you can visit the IRS website at this link:” White text appears: WWW.IRS.GOV/CORONAVIRUS/GET-MY-PAYMENT. The screen shows the IRS website with white background and black text. The CDI is shown in a small black circle on the left of the screen. “See this blue box- “enter your payment information”, click and follow instructions on what to do next.”
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