WASHINGTON – The newly approved $600 stimulus checks started being deposited in bank accounts Tuesday night, according to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
In a tweet, Mnuchin said his agency has delivered payment instructions to the Federal Reserve and the first payments could start arriving by direct deposit as early as Tuesday night. He said the deposit process will continue into next week.
Mnuchin said paper checks will begin to be mailed Wednesday.
People will be able to check the status of their stimulus payment later this week at irs.gov/getmypayment.
.@USTreasury has delivered a payment file to the @FederalReserve for Americans’ Economic Impact Payments. These payments may begin to arrive in some accounts by direct deposit as early as tonight and will continue into next week (1/2)
Aaron Barker has been a senior digital editor at KPRC 2 since 2016. As a meteorologist, he specializes in stories about the weather. He has covered Hurricane Harvey, the Astros first World Series win, the Santa Fe High School shooting, the ITC fire and Tropical Storm Imelda.