The Rescue Bill
The checks will roll out slowly.
As part of the country’s biggest emergency spending plan, American lawmakers have agreed to provide direct payments of up to $1,200 to certain taxpayers in an attempt to create a safety net for those whose jobs and businesses are affected by the pandemic.
But it sounds like the checks could take a while to get to bank accounts.
The massive legislation isn’t finished, so only the broad outlines are known. The Senate is expected to vote on the bill Wednesday.
But Democratic aides in the Senate said on Wednesday that eligible Americans with direct-deposit bank account information on file with the Internal Revenue Service for tax refunds —…