MILLIONS of Americans who still waiting for stimulus checks from the Recovery Rebate Credit must act fast to claim them.
A recent report shows that 10million people are still waiting on their stimulus checks.
The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration conducted the report, revealing several factors as to why payments may be delayed.
Most people received their stimulus checks by check or direct deposit, reports the .
Others received them in the form of debit cards. Many mistook these cards as junk mail and regrettably threw them out.
The report by TIGTA said that manually verifying the stimulus claims and debit card policies has delayed the payments for many people.
If you missed out on your payments, you can go to to claim the funds.
The IRS has not agreed to identify those who haven't gotten paid, which was the recommendation from TIGTA.
However, TIGTA alleges they sent out 12 alerts to notify the IRS about its concerns.
In response, the IRS implemented changes to address one of the alerts and said it would work on four others.
The IRS didn’t agree to review payments made in error totaling close to $598 million paid to ineligible individuals as of May 2021.
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This comes as several states have started giving out their own versions of stimulus checks.
New York is giving kindergarteners $100 for college as part of the NYC programs.
If parents choose to activate their child’s NYC Scholarship Account now, they can earn an extra $25 reward.
To be eligible for the checks, residents must be full-time Maine residents.
Additionally, residents must have filed their 2021 tax returns and made less than $100,000, if they filed individually, and $200,000, if they filed jointly.
Approximately 5,000 checks were sent out on Thursday to residents that qualify for the extra cash.
An estimated 200,000 checks will be mailed out per week going forward, reported.