Blank Social Security checks are run through a printer at the U.S. Treasury printing facility February 11, 2005 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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If you’re receiving Supplemental Security Income benefits, you will get your coronavirus stimulus payment automatically, the government said on Wednesday.
The payments will come the same way you typically receive your benefit payments, either by direct deposit, a Direct Express debit card or paper check.
“SSI recipients will receive these automatic payments no later than early May,” the Treasury Department said in a statement.
The announcement clears up confusion for individuals who rely on these benefits, who are generally elderly, disabled or blind, and have little to no taxable income.
The government had previously said Social Security beneficiaries will not have to do anything to receive their stimulus payments. But SSI recipients do not fall in that group, nor do they typically file tax returns, which led…