The IRS published News Release IR-2020-76 late Monday night that Wednesday April 22 is the deadline for direct deposit social security recipients to complete the extra step that adds dependent children to their stimulus payment. Those receiving the $1,200 stimulus impact payment may receive and additional $500 for each qualifying dependent child. Head of Household citizens will receive a $1,800 payment with an additional $500 for each qualifying dependent child. The qualifying dependent child is a under age 17 with a social security number.
At IRS.gov, non-filers may register using the Non-Filers: Enter Payment Info link. Once an economic stimulus payment has been issued, additional funds are not available until a 2020 tax return is filed. Non-filers with no direct deposit social security benefits may continue to register at IRS.gov.