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What do I do if my Coronavirus stimulus money was sent to the wrong bank account?

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Updated for filing 2021 tax returns

If your third Economic Impact Payment (also referred to as a stimulus payment) goes to the wrong account, the bank is required to return the stimulus payment to the IRS. From there, the IRS will send your payment, likely by check or debit card in the mail.

For a history of your EIPs, you can get a transcript via your IRS Online Account.

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