The IRS has just created a handy online tool where you can check the status of your 2008 Tax Rebate payment.
First, check the payment schedule, since your payment information will not be available on the tool until the time that your payment is scheduled. Next, make sure you have your:
- Social Security Number
- Filing status (Single, Married Filing Joint Return, Married Filing Separate Return, Head of Household, or Qualifying Widow
- Number of Exemptions shown on your 2007 tax return
Now, just go to the IRS' Where's My Stimulus Payment web site, and find out what the IRS knows about your rebate.
And always remember, if those web pages don't help, you can call the IRS directly at: Toll-Free, 1-800-829-1040 Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. your local time (Alaska & Hawaii follow Pacific Time).
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