March 17, 2021
This third round of Economic Impact Payments sent electronically are scheduled for direct deposit starting in late March. Payments are calculated by the government and based on your most recent tax filing, either 2019 or 2020. Most people will receive their payments electronically within the next few weeks, followed by checks and debit cards.
Please visit Get My Payment at IRS.gov to check the status of your payment and for other details. Beware of fraudsters seeking to get your account information.