Mar 27, 2020 · NBC News • March 27, 2020. Consumers eager to receive their stimulus checks from the government's historic coronavirus aid package need to make sure they are up to date on their taxes. Once the... If you had a balance due this year, the IRS will mail a paper stimulus check to the address on your 2019 return, unless you were sent a refund by direct deposit in 2018, in which case your stimulus payment will be sent to that account. This will not affect the amount you owe for your 2019 taxes, which is due by July 15, 2020.