Got Your Tax Rebate? Have you checked your bank account to see if your check from Uncle Sam has hit yet?  The Federal government started direct deposit of almost a million payments on Monday.  800,000 U.S. citizens that had filed their taxes on time and had opted for direct deposit began receiving the stimulus checks on yesterday (Monday).  If you didn’t opt for direct deposit then your check will be in the mail within the next few weeks.  Here’s a rough breakdown on how checks will be going out: 

Direct-deposit payment All sent by May 2
If the last two digits of your Social Security number are: Your tax rebate check should be in the mail by:
00-09 May 16
10-18 May 23
19-25 May 30
26-38 June 6
39-51 June 13
52-63 June 20
64-75 June 27
76-87 July 4
88-99 July 11


If for some reason you owe the government it could affect the stimulus check you are to receive.  Reasons such as back-taxes or overdue student loan payments could affect your check.  The average couple filing jointly in the United States can expect to see a $1200 check, with around $300 for each dependent