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The Moneyist: This man’s estranged wife received his stimulus check — and spent it. She won’t pay it back. What can he do?

‘The COVID-19 stimulus payment was deposited into their joint account, one that neither of them use anymore.’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 1st, 2020

The Moneyist: My daughter received FOUR $1,200 stimulus payments: One check and three direct deposits — she spent the check

‘I thought I’d heard all of the bizarre stories about stimulus checks, but your letter proved me wrong.’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 28th, 2020

The Moneyist: I received my ex-husband’s $1,200 stimulus check because we filed joint taxes in 2018. Should I give him the money or return it to the IRS?

‘I don’t want to give it over now, only to receive an overpayment letter later and have to pay it back.’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 8th, 2020

The Moneyist: I received my ex-husband’s $1,200 stimulus check because we filed joint taxes in 2018. Should I keep the money, give it to him or return it to the IRS?

‘I don’t want to give it over now, only to receive an overpayment letter later, and have to pay it back.’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 7th, 2020

The Moneyist: ‘I’m astounded that I have NOT received my payment’: When will I receive my stimulus check?

‘I fear it’s too late for me to receive my $1,200 stimulus check. The tax return deadline for 2019 was extended to July 15.’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 16th, 2020

The Moneyist: My children, aged 10 and 15, each received $1,200 stimulus checks — will the IRS penalize us if we keep them?

‘My wife is on permanent disability and she receives a Social Security payment monthly for them. Were we supposed to get this money?’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 29th, 2020

The Moneyist: My children, who are all younger than 17, each received $1,200 stimulus checks — will the IRS penalize us if we keep them?

‘My wife is on permanent disability and she receives a Social Security payment monthly for them. Were we supposed to get this money?’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 29th, 2020

The Moneyist: ‘I’ll never give my wife $1,200 to blow her stimulus check. She’ll get a couple of hundred bucks to go shopping.’ What’s wrong with that?

‘I can’t believe the sick selfishness of you people where men are concerned.’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 22nd, 2020

The Moneyist: I did NOT file my taxes in 2018 or 2019. Is it too late to file taxes for a $1,200 stimulus check now?

Five people write to The Moneyist with the same question. They were late filing their taxes — and now fear they’ve missed their chance to received an economic impact payment......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 18th, 2020

The Moneyist: I did not file my taxes because I was afraid I could not afford to pay. Is it too late to file taxes for a $1,200 stimulus check now?

Five people write to The Moneyist with the same question. They were late filing their taxes — and now fear they’ve missed their chance to received an economic impact payment......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2020

The Moneyist: ‘I’m a disabled veteran and was unable to work for 5 years. I owe my ex-wife $16K in child support — so the government garnished my stimulus check’

‘I was nearly $15,000 in debt to my ex-wife. I have been diligently paying the back support down and, now, 10 years later, I finally paid it off.’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 13th, 2020

The Moneyist: ‘Not everyone that owes back child support is a deadbeat.’ Is it fair for President Trump to garnish stimulus checks of fathers who are behind on payments?

‘I was nearly $15,000 in debt to my ex-wife. I have been diligently paying the back support down and, now, 10 years later, I finally paid it off.’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 13th, 2020

The Moneyist: ‘Not everyone that owes back child support is a deadbeat.’ Is it fair for the government to withhold a stimulus check for falling behind? Should there be exceptions?

‘Yes, there are people who have skirted their responsibilities, but I paid as much as I could, sometimes working 2 to 3 jobs.’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 13th, 2020

The Moneyist: I received two $1,200 stimulus payments. One was direct deposit and the other was a paper check — I cashed the check

Some people are upset that they didn’t receive a large enough check, while others have received two payments......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 11th, 2020

The Moneyist: I received a $1,200 stimulus check addressed to my late mother. What should I do now?

The process for distributing economic impact payments is far from perfect......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 9th, 2020

I received my ex"s $1,200 stimulus check: Should I keep it?

‘I don’t want to give it over now, only to receive an overpayment letter later, and have to pay it back.’.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 7th, 2020

The Moneyist: My son is staying with me, yet my financially irresponsible ex-husband received his $500 stimulus check. Is my ex right to keep it?

The combination of ethics, divorce agreements, the law and the IRS leads to a long and winding road filled with pot holes, sharp turns and speed bumps......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 6th, 2020

The Moneyist: My son is staying with me, but my financially irresponsible ex-husband received the $500 stimulus check for our child. Is he right to keep it?

The combination of ethics, divorce agreements, the law and the IRS leads to a long and winding road filled with pot holes, sharp turns and speed bumps......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 5th, 2020

TaxWatch: If your dead relative received a stimulus check, you should return it to the feds, Mnuchin says

Some tax experts say the CARES Act doesn’t allow the IRS to take back money sent to dead people......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 29th, 2020

The Moneyist: ‘My wife and I earn $90K. The government needs to discriminate between the needy and the merely unfortunate. I’m giving my $1,200 stimulus check away’

‘Are there funds in my city to help laid off workers? Funds to help small business owners pay their rent? I’m going to find out.’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 21st, 2020

One thing that could influence a second IRS stimulus check

Many Americans continue to hold out hope for a second IRS stimulus check. One thing lawmakers will be looking at as they debate whether to send a second IRS stimulus check is how the first check was spent. We’re starting to.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJun 30th, 2020