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The second round of Federal Government COVID-19 Economic Impact Relief payments have started to be sent by the Treasury Department. Payments received by direct deposit are expected to begin posting on Monday, January 4, 2021. Payments sent via paper check begin mailing on December 30, 2020.

For the most up-to-date information about IRS coronavirus stimulus income payments, eligibility, frequently asked questions and scams to avoid, visit the IRS Coronavirus Tax Relief and Economic Impact Payments page. TruWest does not have access to payment status or eligibility information.

The best way to know when your deposit has posted is to set up deposit alert notifications on the mobile app or in online banking.

If you do receive your stimulus funds by check, you can verify its authenticity on the Treasury Department’s website. If you’re expecting a payment to arrive by check, use mobile deposit, an ATM, or a branch drive-thru to make your deposit. Keep in mind, branch lobby access may be limited at this time. Be sure to visit for the latest branch information.


The IRS will not contact you by phone, text or email. Beware of calls, emails or texts from anyone claiming to be the IRS or any other government entity wanting to discuss your tax return or stimulus check.

Do not give out personal information or account information to anyone. Avoid emails or social media circulating asking recipients to send personal information in order to receive money from the government. You will not be asked to pay a fee or confirm any personal information prior to receiving stimulus funds.

Do not be a victim of a scam! Visit our coronavirus scams update.