SSA Press Release: Supplemental Security Income Recipients Will Receive Automatic COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments



The Social Security Administration (SSA) announced in a press release on April 15, 2020, that Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients will receive automatic Economic Impact Payments directly from the U.S. Department of Treasury (the Treasury). According to this SSA press release, the Treasury anticipates these automatic payments will be issued no later than early May.

Additionally, this press release states, “SSI recipients who have qualifying children under age 17, however, should not wait for their automatic $1,200 individual payment. They should now go to the IRS’s webpage at and visit the Non-Filers: Enter Your Payment Info section to provide their information.”

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