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I understand that the IRS will automatically deposit my Economic Impact Payment in the bank account where I received my most recent Federal income tax refund. I have recently closed that bank account. What should I do?

Please visit the IRS Economic Impact Payment Information Center for information on payments sent to inactive bank accounts.

Last Reviewed: October 2020

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