10 Things Social Security Recipients Need to Know About Their Second Stimulus Check

It's a bit more difficult for Social Security recipients to learn the ins and outs of second-round stimulus checks, since there are a few special rules that only apply to them.

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Trying to track down answers to all your second stimulus check questions can make anyone's head spin. This is especially true for Social Security recipients, because there are several special rules that only apply to them.

But don't worry — we've got you covered. We combed through the law and related guidance on second-round stimulus checks and pulled out the 10 important things Social Security recipients should know about their second stimulus check. Hopefully, we'll answer all your questions, point you in the right direction for more information, and provide a little advice for moving forward.

Rocky Mengle

Rocky Mengle was a Senior Tax Editor for Kiplinger from October 2018 to January 2023 with more than 20 years of experience covering federal and state tax developments. Before coming to Kiplinger, Rocky worked for Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting, and Kleinrock Publishing, where he provided breaking news and guidance for CPAs, tax attorneys, and other tax professionals. He has also been quoted as an expert by USA Today, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, Reuters, Accounting Today, and other media outlets. Rocky holds a law degree from the University of Connecticut and a B.A. in History from Salisbury University.