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How do people with SSI claim a stimulus check?

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SSI recipients will receive a $1,200 Economic Impact Payment with no further action needed on their part. SSI recipients who want to claim additional stimulus money for a qualifying child dependent must have made the request using the Non-Filers: Enter Payment Info Here Tool prior to November 21, 2020. 

If you receive government benefits, aren’t required to file a tax return, and never received the additional $500 (EIP1) or $600 (EIP2) amount per qualifying child, claim the total missing amount via the Recovery Rebate Credit on your 2020 tax return.

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