A new government tool to file for coronavirus stimulus checks is here, and that’s good news for some Social Security recipients.
The government is urging certain individuals to apply using that tool now to make sure they receive timely payments and the full amounts for which they are eligible.
This week, the Treasury Department and IRS launched a web portal aimed at people who typically do not file tax returns, mostly because they have little to no taxable income.
The website asks individuals to submit some basic financial information to confirm that they are eligible to receive the government payments. It also should help speed up getting the money to eligible individuals by taking their bank account information, including bank account type, account and routing numbers.
The one-time government…