IRS trying to deliver returned stimulus checks

The Internal Revenue Service is looking for more than 1,400 people in Hennepin County who haven’t received $907,400 in tax refunds or economic stimulus checks.

People who missed out on collecting their economic stimulus checks should update their addresses with the IRS by Nov. 28 — the IRS can’t distribute the payments beyond Dec. 31. More than 900 stimulus payment checks bounced back in Hennepin County. The checks average $564 and total nearly $516,000. To check the status of a stimulus check, call 866-234-2942 or visit and use the “Where’s My Stimulus Payment?” tool.

Nearly 500 tax refunds bounced back to the IRS, and those checks average $788 and total more than $391,400. Taxpayers can update their addresses by calling 1-800-829-1954 or visiting and using the “Where’s My Refund?” tool.