Payments, according to the bill, will be made “as rapidly as possible” and no later than Dec. 31, 2020. They will be made via direct deposit to an account that the person has authorized for tax refunds or federal payments on or after Jan. 1, 2018.
Senate stimulus deal includes individual checks — but don’t expect the money right away
By Katie Lobosco and Tami Luhby, CNN
Updated 6:26 AM ET, Thu March 26, 2020
Washington (CNN) Lawmakers struck a $2 trillion stimulus deal early Wednesday that includes sending checks directly to individuals amid the coronavirus crisis — but it will likely take until at least May before the money goes out…