The application allows users to enter their IRS filing status, salary earned in the last filing year,
and the number of children claimed as dependents in order to calculate the expected relief check due to
the Covid-19 pandemic.
Singles/married filing separately full refund: $1200 plus $500 per child
Heads of household full refund: $1200 plus $500 per child
Married full refund: $2400 plus $500 per child
To qualify for a full refund:
Singles/married filing separately must have a salary of $75000 or less.
Head of households must have a salary of $112,500 or less.
Married filing jointly must have a salary of $150000 or less.
If the salary earned is more than the allowed range for your corresponding filing status, the individual
will lose $5 for every $100 earned over the allowed salary range.
To qualify for a partial refund:
Singles/married filing separately must have a salary between $75000 and $99000
Head of households must have a salary between $112,500 and $136,500
Married filing jointly must have a salary between $150000 and $198000
The following will not qualify:
Singles/married filing separately with a salary more than $99000 and no children
Head of households with a salary more than $136,500 and no children
Married filing jointly with a salary more than $150000 and no children
IRS. Economic Impact Payment Information Center. (2020).
Retrieved from https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/economic-impact-payment-information-center#elig