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The IRS can adjust any stimulus check money you’re owed when you file your 2020 tax return. Here’s why

In this articleIRSA3-ARGetty ImagesThis year's tax season has brought with it a new opportunity to collect any unpaid funds from previous rounds of federal stimulus checks.But the amount you claim could be adjusted by the IRS, the agency said on Monday.A new feature called a recovery rebate credit enables people to claim unpaid stimulus check money they may be missing.To date, Congress has authorized three direct payments to Americans since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. That includes a first check of up to $ 1,200 per adult through the CARES Act that was passed in March 2020. That was followed by payments of up to $ 600 per person authorized in December, followed by new checks of up to $ 1,400 per person that the government is in the midst of deploying.More from Personal Finance:F...
Daylight saving time: How it affects your sleep, and tips to adjust to the extra hour

Daylight saving time: How it affects your sleep, and tips to adjust to the extra hour

It’s here, some people’s favorite weekend between Halloween and Thanksgiving –- the end of Daylight Saving Time. Remember to “fall back” this Sunday – most of our nation gets a bonus. But don't make a common mistake: Turning that extra hour into an extra hour of sleep. We'll explain, but first, the basics. November 4 at 2 a.m., most of the country will move from Daylight Saving Time (DST) to Standard Time (ST). No. If you live in Hawaii, Guam, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa and most of Arizona, your clocks will stay the same. For the rest of you –- enjoy your bonus hour. Janet Kennedy, PhD., clinical psychologist and founder of NYC Sleep Doctor, says the best strategy is to switch to the new time right away -- stick to ...