According to Fox Business filing your taxes early could end up meaning a bigger stimulus check for your family. The IRS will begin processing returns on February 12th. File before then or soon thereafter and you'll likely have your payment based on 2020 income and family size. If you wait, you may have it based on income and family size from 2019.
"If it's filed electronically, it's processed almost immediately, and the information is then available to the IRS almost instantaneously," said David Kautter, who was the top tax-policy official at the Treasury Department during the first two rounds of payments."
I filed electronically 2 weeks ago...let's see if it works.