Social Security officials urge non-tax filer beneficiaries with dependents to take action

Posted at 5:01 PM, Apr 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-20 17:01:09-04

Social Security Administration announces that those who receive benefits and did not file 2018 or 2019 taxes, must provide information to the IRS immediately.

The Social Security Administration released a statements that says social security retirement, survivors, and disability insurance beneficiaries with dependent children, who did not file 2018 or 2019 taxes need to act by April 22, in order to receive additional payments for their eligible children quickly.

Recipients should go to the IRS website and visit the non-filers section to provide their information.

SSI recipients will be provided with a later date of when this action needs to be completed.

By entering their information on the IRS website, recipients will also receive the $500 per dependent child payment in addition to their $1,200 individual payment.

If beneficiaries do not provide their information to the IRS soon, their payment at this time will be $1,200. People would then be required to file a tax year 2020 tax return to obtain the additional $500 per eligible child.

Norfolk Social Security Administration officials urge Social Security and SSI recipients with qualifying children who do not normally file taxes to take action now.