You won’t get a check if someone else claims you as a dependent on their taxes. The bad news is neither will mom and dad if you’re a college student.

Nearly 20 million college students who are claimed by their parents as dependents are ineligible to get checks. They won’t get checks and their parents won’t get an extra $500.

2. Disabled People Won’t Receive A Coronavirus Stimulus Check If You Are Disabled And Your Parents Still Support You

People who get disability benefits from the Social Security Administration or Veterans Affairs are eligible for the payments. However, disabled adults claimed as dependents by their parents or other relatives on their taxes are not eligible.

3. No Coronavirus Stimulus Check For Seniors Living With Their Kids

Also, senior citizens who are on Social Security or make less than the income cap are eligible. However, the “dependent” rule also applies to them. Seniors who live with their adult children or other relatives and are claimed as dependents also won’t get checks.

4. No Coronavirus Check For Babies Born In 2020

coronavirus stimulus checksThe $500 payment per child is based on 2019 taxes. So parents who welcomed babies into the world in the first months of this year won’t get money for them. However, they’ll likely get $500 credits next year when they file their 2020 taxes.

5. No Coronavirus Stimulus Check For High Earners Who Lost Their Jobs

The size of the payments starts scaling down for those who made more than $75,000 last year and zeroes out at $98,000 or more.

But what if you exceeded the limit in 2019 only to lose your job or get a lower-paying job this year? You also won’t get a payment. However, you will get a credit when you file your 2020 taxes next year when the system catches up.

6. No Coronavirus Stimulus Check For Parents Who Split Custody

Parents who aren’t married and split custody of their children may not be eligible for a coronavirus stimulus check. If parents take turns each year claiming them on their taxes, the parent who didn’t claim the children on their 2019 tax return is out of luck.

7. No Coronavirus Stimulus Check If You Are Recently Divorced Or Estranged

Not everyone who filed taxes jointly with a spouse in 2019 is still married to that spouse or even on speaking terms.

Couples who filed their taxes jointly last year get a combined payment of up to $2,400. The funds will be deposited into whoever’s bank account was used to deposit your most recent tax refund. However, unless you must update your direct deposit information with the IRS, there’s no system to inform the IRS that you have divorced or are estranged.

8. No Coronavirus Stimulus Check For People Who Owe Back Child Support

coronavirus stimulus checksThe stimulus law puts on hold other debts that typically lead to tax refunds’ being garnished. However, not child support. As a result, your coronavirus money can still be garnished if you’re overdue on child support payments.

9. Your Coronavirus Stimulus Check Could Be Used To Pay Debts If You Have A Garnishment