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Timeline: When you'll get your paper stimulus check

It's estimated the first checks will be mailed out by the end of this week. The order of paper checks is decided by your adjusted gross income.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The check is about to be in the mail. If you're wondering when you'll see the stimulus payment in the form of a paper check in your mailbox, well, it
It could take a while.

The Washington Post along with several other news organizations got a hold of paperwork that gave a timeline of the checks. It shows starting the week ending April 24th and stretching all the way through September.

The Motley Fool put it in a list form. Right at the top is where we start. The order is decided by Adjust Gross Income.  It shows folks with AGI’s less than $10,000 will get the checks mailed first.

Credit: The Motley Fool

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Each week, another wave of checks goes out, with the income bracket rising. For the month of May, everyone with an AGI below $60,000 should be getting checks.

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You'll notice the people who make the most money are the last to get them. Couples filing jointly who make less than $198-thousand will get a portion of the stimulus check.

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