It’s been six weeks since the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) began sending out the third round of Economic Impact Payments to Americans trying to navigate the financial implications of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Better known as stimulus checks, this third round of payments saw individuals getting up to $1,400 if they have no dependents, with maximum payments increasing the more dependents a person has.
However, though third stimulus check payments have been going out for six weeks now, millions of Americans have yet to get theirs. The delay for some people is just a logistical side effect of a financial distribution operation of this size. The good news is the IRS has been very good about updating Americans on the progress of the third stimulus check rollout. And its most recent update is good news for millions of Americans who are still waiting for their third payment—especially if it’s being delivered via paper check in the mail. Here’s the latest from the IRS: