My Dead Relative Received a Stimulus Check. Can We Keep It?

Written by Brandon C. Walecka, Esq.

People who receive stimulus checks for relatives who are no longer with us are scratching their heads wondering what they should do with the money. Keep it? Deposit it into an estate account? Send it back? Donate it to charity? Something else? Fortunately, the IRS has specific guidance on what to do if you receive a stimulus check for a deceased person.

Click here to read an AARP article on what the IRS says to do with payments sent to a deceased person.

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