Congress has passed and the President has signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Security Act into law. The Act provides for a one-time payment to qualified persons. The maximum payment is $1,200 for single filers and $2,400 for married couples with income less than $75,000 or heads of households with income below $112,500 and $150,000 for married couples filing jointly. Parents will get an additional $500 for each child under the age of 17. The payments begin to phase out at those levels at a rate of $5 for each $100 of income.
Who qualifies? You will get a check if:
If you have a Social Security number but no income, you should contact the IRS because you still may be eligible for benefits.