Stimulus payments status
Stimulus payments and Chime
If you are a Chime member, you will be able to find out more about the status of stimulus payments on this page. We will be adding more details as we receive information regarding processing and payment timing.
When is my stimulus payment coming?
Please note that our member support agents do not have information on the status of Economic Impact Payments.
April 6th, 2021
The majority of the stimulus deposits have been processed. If you haven’t gotten your payment yet, you will likely receive a check or debit card from the IRS, even if you received an electronic deposit last time. Please check the IRS website for more information. You can also find more information on our FAQs below.
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If you have questions regarding the stimulus payment and your Chime account, please check out our FAQ below.
Why haven’t I received my stimulus payment?
If you’re eligible for an economic impact payment, but haven’t gotten it yet, it’s likely that the IRS will send you a paper check or debit card. This is expected to start soon and continue throughout the month of January.
If you received the previous stimulus payment as a direct deposit and haven’t received a second stimulus payment, the IRS likely routed your payment to tax preparer companies instead of your account. These payments were rejected and returned to the IRS. If you were impacted, you’ll either receive a paper check or a debit card from the IRS. If you do not receive your payment in any form, then you can claim the Recovery Rebate Credit on your 2020 tax return.
To check the status of your payment, go to IRS.gov/eip and use the Get My Payment tool.
For more information check out the IRS stimulus FAQs.
Will I get my stimulus check up to 2 days early?
As with all direct deposits, Chime will make your money available the moment we can. Unfortunately, we have no way to track the status of your payment until it arrives in your account, but you may get your stimulus check early.
What if someone offers to get me my stimulus payment sooner?
Protect yourself from scams. If someone is offering you a faster stimulus payment in exchange for money or information, they are a scammer. The IRS has noted a wave of new schemes involving Stimulus Payments. Most schemes involve attempts to collect your personal or financial information in order to receive your payment sooner, but other schemes may involve first sending you a bogus check and requiring that you call in with or mail in additional information.
If you are the target of a scam, you can report it to the IRS by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, see the IRS’s Coronavirus scams page.