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I was told in order to get my stimulus check I have to file a tax return. I do not file a tax return, I am on RR retirement.
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Filing a 2020 tax return will generally allow you to receive stimulus payments if you have not already received the stimulus payments.

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Filing a 2020 tax return will generally allow you to receive stimulus payments if you have not already received the stimulus payments.

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