Congress last week approved legislation to send millions of Americans coronavirus relief payments and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday that the money would start arriving “within three weeks.” The good news is that the IRS will be able to send the coronavirus rebates easily to the roughly 80% of tax filers who have provided the agency with their direct deposit information.

Complicating matters, The Washington Post’s Heather Long reports that the Trump administration is requiring Americans who get Social Security to file a tax return to receive their payment. And for millions of other Americans who haven’t provided the IRS with their direct deposit information or don’t have bank accounts, sending out those billions of dollars — and doing it “as