Receive an erroneous Economic
Impact Stimulus Payment?
The IRS has begun sending checks and making direct deposits of the economic impact stimulus payments authorized by Congress in April 2020.
The problem was that some of the recipients of the payments were deceased and the IRS wants the money back.
If a check was received for a deceased person it would be fraudulent to attempt to cash the payment. If a direct deposit occurred in the bank account of the deceased it must be returned to the US Treasury.
If the payment was a paper check:
If the payment was a paper check and you have cashed it, or if the payment was a direct deposit:
Ohio and Indiana residents
Kansas City Internal Revenue Service
333 W Pershing Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64108
Atlanta Internal Revenue Service
4800 Buford Hwy
Chamblee, GA 3034
Residents of other States can check here.