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Economic stimulus payment

Greta
Level 7

Will my clients remember how much they received, or will they get a tax document (Notice 1444?). If spouse died in 2019, or a child was born in 2020, will that change the calculus?

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qbteachmt
Level 15

"If spouse died in 2019"

The Pandemic is a 2020 issue.

Are you asking if they need to repay an amount sent based on the prior years' tax returns which won't apply to 2020 actuals?

https://www.aarp.org/money/taxes/info-2020/stimulus-check-in-deceased-name.html

https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/economic-impact-payment-information-center-topic-a-eip-eligibility

https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/economic-impact-payment-information-center-topic-i-returning-the-econom...

"or a child was born in 2020, will that change the calculus?"

The 1040 form will include the provision for the additional amount for this child, if that was not included in the stimulus payment and your client qualifies.

And they have until Saturday Night to file and include this info Now, of course. The deadline hasn't passed.

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IRonMaN
Level 15

"Will my clients remember how much they received"

If yours do, I'm willing to swap clients with you because I know mine won't. 😥

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dkh
Level 11

If I remember correctly, in the past when stimulus checks were issued IRS provided an online lookup option.  I would expect that will be available for the EIP checks.   

Just-Lisa-Now-
Level 15
Level 15

That Notice 1444 was sent out within a week or so of them getting the stimulus money...some clients may have saved them, most of them (like myself) tossed them straight in the recycle can.

Hoping for an online look-up tool!


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itonewbie
Level 15

According to the October report from the Federal Taxation Committee of the National Association of Accountants, the IRS has communicated to them that the "IRS is working on an Economic Impact Payment (EIP) online tool for next filing season –an update from the IRS on progress is expected in November."

I haven't seen anything about that in the media or update from the IRS yet but that tool should help both taxpayers and tax practitioners this coming tax season.

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itonewbie
Level 15

Here's a link to that report: https://higherlogicdownload.s3.amazonaws.com/NSACCT/725010a8-142f-4092-8b5d-077c2618c728/UploadedIma...

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qbteachmt
Level 15

"If spouse died in 2019"

The Pandemic is a 2020 issue.

Are you asking if they need to repay an amount sent based on the prior years' tax returns which won't apply to 2020 actuals?

https://www.aarp.org/money/taxes/info-2020/stimulus-check-in-deceased-name.html

https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/economic-impact-payment-information-center-topic-a-eip-eligibility

https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/economic-impact-payment-information-center-topic-i-returning-the-econom...

"or a child was born in 2020, will that change the calculus?"

The 1040 form will include the provision for the additional amount for this child, if that was not included in the stimulus payment and your client qualifies.

And they have until Saturday Night to file and include this info Now, of course. The deadline hasn't passed.

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jim trigg
Level 1

WHAT FORM DO I USE TO ENTER THE SALE OF A TIME SHARE PROPERTY?

 

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IRonMaN
Level 15

Can you speak a little louder?  We are all hard of hearing here.

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qbteachmt
Level 15

@jim trigg 

This is an internet forum for using ProSeries tax and the topic here is for stimulus payments.

If you are using that program, and need help from your Peer Users, you should ask this as your own question.

If you are not a professional tax preparer using ProSeries for your clients' tax returns, you are lost on the internet.

You seem to be lost on the internet.

You’ve come to a Peer User community for Intuit Tax Preparation products supporting tax preparation professionals, and you may be looking for support as an individual taxpayer. Please visit the TurboTax Help site for support.

Thanks.

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