Economic Impact Payment FAQs

The American Rescue Plan Act was signed into law on March 11, 2021. 

Estimated check volume is approximately 5 to 7 million checks per week. To “check the status” and see if a payment has been issued, or whether the payment was direct deposited or sent by mail, please visit this site: GET MY PAYMENT

Under the congressional bill, the payments would likely start being sent about a week after it becomes law. Direct-deposit payments will arrive quickest, while checks or pre-loaded debit cards sent by mail could take until late March 2021 to start arriving.
Blackhawk receives direct deposits/transactions from the Federal Reserve multiple times throughout the day. While it’s tempting, we respectfully ask that you please refrain from refreshing the app multiple times in order to help avoid the possibility of crashing the banking and IRS systems.
When Congress passed the first stimulus package, online traffic nationwide surged as Americans started receiving their stimulus payments. Due to the volume of activity, Bank and Internal Revenue Service websites crashed as stimulus payments rolled out via direct deposit accounts.

Consider setting up deposit alerts to your account so the account will notify you when a deposit is available. Click HERE for instructions to set an alert. 

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