Most Social Security and Railroad Retirment recipients don't need to fille a return or provide information to get Economic Impact Payent.
Eligible Social Security (including SSDI) and Railroad Retirment beneficiaries whose benefits are reported on a Form 1099 SSA or RRB will not need to file a tax return or provide information to receive a payment. However, those recipients who have qualifying children under age 17 must provide information through the Non-Filers: Enter Payment info tool to claim the $500 payment per child. Even though these beneficiaries aren't typically required to file a tax return, they will still receive a payment. Social security (including SSDI) and Railroad Retirement beneficiaries who don't file a tax return who have qualifying children under age 17 must use Non-Filers: Enter Payment Info to claim the $500 payment per child. Economic Impact Payments will be sent automatically to this group of people the same way they receive their Social Security retirement, disability (SSDI), or survivor benefits or their Railroad Retirment benefits.