Employee Linda Tarkenton holds a blank U.S. Treasury check before it’s run through a printer at the U.S. Treasury printing facility in Philadelphia.
People who receive benefits through either the Department of Veterans Affairs or Supplemental Security Income who have children have a new deadline if they want to get all of the stimulus money that is due them.
The government said on Friday that those beneficiaries who have children and who do not typically file tax returns need to update their information by May 5 in order for their eligible dependents to be counted in their stimulus payments.
That goes particularly if you have not filed tax returns for the 2018 or 2019 tax years and you have children under age 17.
The government has set up a website for non-filers where they can enter their information.
Millions of stimulus payments of up to $1,200 are set to be sent to individuals, while children stand to receive $500.
“They’ll get $1,200 automatically, but they need to act…