Reporting your stimulus amount on your taxes
Updated: Feb 2
This filing year, it is required for stimulus payments to be reported on your tax return.
The following are ways that your tax preparer can verify the stimulus amount that you received.
IRS Letter 6475
Every person that got a stimulus payment also received a IRS Letter 6475. This was mailed to each recipient and states the amount that was received. If you have the Notice, please include it with your tax papers.
If you did not keep the IRS Notice, you can also show proof of the payment amount received using your bank statements. This will allow your preparer to verify the amount that you are claiming on your tax return.
Get My Payment
The IRS has a specific portal to check when the stimulus amounts were scheduled to deposit in your bank or be mailed out. Note: this portal will not give you the amount, just the date.
UPDATED 2/1/2022 - The IRS has removed this Get My Payment Portal.
You can also securely access and view your tax information anytime through their individual online account.
Please Note: Any incorrect information about your stimulus amount
can result in delayed or altered refunds.