Chip Somodevilla / Getty ImagesPresident Donald Trump’s name appears on the coronavirus economic assistance checks that were sent to citizens across the country April 29. (Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)
After a second round of stimulus payments was included in a recently passed COVID-19 relief bill, millions of Americans received the $600 payments directly to their bank accounts.
While the money cleared for some, others are finding an odd Internal Revenue Service error when investigating their missing payment.
The error, “Payment Status #2 — Not Available,” has been confirmed by the IRS to mean that those seeing it will not receive a stimulus payment unless additional steps are taken.
Thankfully, the agency spells out the meaning of the error and its remedy on the website.
“If [the ‘Get My Payment’ tool] shows ‘Payment Status #2 — Not Available,’ then you will not receive a second Economic Impact Payment