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Originally Published: May 19, 2020
Originally Published: May 19, 2020 Last Updated: May 26, 2020 6 min read
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The monumental stimulus check program, which has been paying up to $1,200 per adult to provide economic relief during the coronavirus pandemic, appears to be coming to a close.

When will the last stimulus check be sent? The IRS hasn't said for sure. But if the next few weeks pass and you still haven't gotten a payment from the government, you may be out of luck.

The first wave of stimulus checks was issued in mid-April, sent to taxpayers via direct deposit. As of May 18, the Treasury Department says that it had already sent "more than 140 million Economic Impact Payments worth $239 billion to Americans by direct deposit to accounts at financial institutions, Direct Express card accounts, and by check."