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IRS Can’t Find Some Check Recipients as Congress Mulls Stimulus

June 30, 2020, 5:06 PM

The IRS still hasn’t found everyone who is due a $1,200 stimulus check from the government, and locating everyone eligible for the payments will be key for any additional pandemic relief Congress may pass later this year.

IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig told the Senate Finance Committee Tuesday that the agency was working with states and community groups to find individuals who are owed payments but aren’t connected to the tax system or a federal benefit program, such as Social Security.

The non-partisan Center on Budget and Policy Priorities estimates that about 12 million Americans are at risk of losing out...

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