While some taxpayers will have to wait until they file their tax return for 2020 to get their second stimulus payment sent out by the IRS – others who haven’t received it are simply hung-up in a state of waiting.
One example is a number of would-be stimulus recipients who are seeing a strange account number when they submit their information on the IRS tracking website to see the status of their stimulus check.
These individuals see an odd account number, but the IRS and tax preparers say that this is simply a transitional error. H&R Block confirmed in a tweet that if a strange account number is listed on the IRS Get My Payment tool, then it could be a Refund Transfer issue.
What does that mean?
The money will likely be released to your checking account in due time, as it was deposited into the account of your tax preparer, if you used a service like H&R Block, or Turbo Tax.
But don’t worry – we have sent these payments on to the method you chose for Refund Transfer: direct deposit, check or Emerald Card. The money should be there by the end of the day.
— H&R Block Support (@HRBlockAnswers) January 5, 2021
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