Four million people are getting their Economic Impact Payments from the U.S. Treasury in the form of a VISA debit card. The cards starting going out during the week of May 18, 2020. The letter accompanying the card tells recipients they will need to call the phone number and register the card with a PIN and, yes, part of their Social Security Number.
It sounds fishy, but it is legitimate.
HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
If you need more information, the IRS has set up an Economic Impact Payment Information Center.
If you need to check on the status of your Economic Impact Payment, go to the to the “Get My Payment” page on the IRS website.
Download the tip sheet: COVID Stimulus Payment Scams - Tips from the IRS.
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