March 15, 2021

CNBC: Expecting a $1,400 Stimulus Check by Mail? Here’s What to Watch for

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Instead, the checks will be signed by a career official at the Bureau of Fiscal Service, which is working with the IRS to deliver the money.

This has been the precedent prior to the previous presidential administration, according to a Treasury official.

“It’s really unusual to have an individual president’s name on a check,” said Amy Hanauer, executive director at the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, a non-partisan tax policy organization.

“Throughout U.S. history, it’s not been the case and it’s not been the way that it’s done,” she said.

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