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My child is 17 now, but was 16 on December 31, 2019. Will I receive a $500 stimulus payment for him?

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Yes, because the IRS bases the calculation on your 2019 tax return. So the child would be 16 as of December 31, 2019, and would be eligible for the $500 stimulus payment.

Those who used the Non-Filers tool by the deadline to provide information about any qualifying children, but did not get the additional $500 payment together with their initial EIP, will be paid in early August.

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