Can I claim stimulus payments while living in Saudi Arabia?

Yes, even if you were in Saudi Arabia during the pandemic, you might still be eligible to claim US stimulus payments.

How much can I receive from the stimulus payments?

  • First Round: $1,200 per adult.
  • Second Round: $600 per adult.
  • Third Round: $1,400 per adult and dependent.

How do I claim the first two rounds?

First, you’ll have to file Your 2020 Tax Return. The deadline is May 17, 2024. The total amount you’ll receive is $1,800 per adult for the first two rounds.

Can I claim for my dependents?

  • Social Security Numbers: You can claim if your dependents have SSNs issued before the 2020 tax return deadline.
  • Dependent Payments: $500 for the first round and $600 for the second round.

How do I claim the third stimulus payment?

  • File Your 2021 Tax Return: Deadline is April 15, 2025.
  • Payment: $1,400 for each adult and dependent.

Who is eligible for the stimulus payments?

  • Adjusted Gross Income (AGI): Payments are reduced if AGI exceeds $75,000.
  • Foreign-Earned Income Exclusion: This can lower your AGI, potentially making you eligible for the full amount.

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