The Internal Revenue Service is starting to deposit stimulus checks directly into people’s bank accounts; it’ll send money to over 80 million Americans in the first round. But if you’re still waiting, you can check the status of your payment on a new IRS website.
The “Get My Payment” tool went live on Wednesday, ahead of a scheduled April 17 launch. It’ll tell you when a direct deposit has been scheduled or show the status for paper checks sent through the mail. But if you want to expedite the process, you can use Get My Payment to register yourself for direct deposit. Here’s how the new tool works:
On IRS.gov, click on the Get My Payment button, which should be at the top of the site.