While officials outlined the way at which residents would get a check for $1,200 or $2,400 over the next several weeks – Congressman Tom Reed (R-23) reminded residents that it will require a little extra paperwork for some.
Those who have not filed a tax return yet this year will have to fill out a form, which will be made available on the IRS website.
That form will get the specifics – like marital status, number of dependents, etc. That way the check can be issued for the appropriate amount.
Individuals making upwards of $75,000 will receive the $1,200 check. Meanwhile, those married who make less than $150,000 will receive a check for $2,400. Each dependent child, who is still a minor, will create a $500 addition for parents.
Congressman Reed says that hopefully within a week or two the checks will go out, but if they don’t – a better idea about when the checks will go out should be had.Want the latest headlines in your inbox each morning? Click here to sign up for our Morning Edition and Sunday Insight newsletters. They are dedicated to keeping you in the know. You can also download the FingerLakes1.com App for Android (All Android Devices) or iOS (iPhone, iPad)