2020 and 2021 provided a large number of stimulus checks, but since last year with inflation and the republican party taking over the house, issuing stimulus checks from the federal administration became a difficult rather challenging task for the democrats. This time payments are being made via state governors not the federal department at all. And it’s going to affect the lifestyle in Indianapolis.
Tax Issues Might Be Causing Delayed Stimulus Checks
Many are yet to pay for their 2020 and 2021 taxes, who didn’t file their taxes in these two years are facing problems. These stimulus checks won’t be coming from the federal government and the amount will be less. According to the IRS, the last refund was about $3,200.But the IRS advises people to pay taxes in any way possible, even if they are facing problems. With increasing problems in the tax department, IRS has taken the matter into consideration and they are looking forward to increasing staff in the consumer help department. last year started with an unprocessed paper backlog of 4.7 million people, which decreased to 400,000 by the end of the year.
They are going to process the taxes for 2020, 2021, and 2022 along with this year, so that candidates won’t leave empty-handed. The public accountant Michael Jamison did admit how the paper works have gotten heavier with time and without electronically provided taxes, the paper takes a lot of time to process and usually gets lost even before it reaches the office.
April 18 is the deadline to file taxes this year so that you could claim your stimulus checks. And direct deposits are far better than paper checks sent to homes, most fraud cases happen by mail.