Child Tax Credit

Did you know? 40% of families can't afford an
unexpected expense of $400.1

Claim your Child Tax Credit

Claim historic financial relief for you and your family.

If you have a family, are raising children, and meet certain income eligibility criteria, the Child Tax Credit can bring extra financial relief to help you meet any urgent needs.

Revised and expanded through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, the Child Tax Credit offers monthly payments totaling $3,000 to $3,600 annually per child for families who meet certain income eligibility criteria. Families who have not filed recent tax returns are encouraged to claim the credit by using a simple online tool.  

 

Key facts about the Child Tax Credit.

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Who is eligible for the Child Tax Credit?

All working families who have children up to 17 years of age and meet certain income eligibility criteria may receive up to the full credit amount.

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How much is the
Child Tax Credit?

Eligible families may receive up to $3,000 per child ages 6 through 17 and $3,600 per child under the age of 6.

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When should I claim my Child Tax Credit?

If your family was not required to file a recent federal tax return, you are encouraged to claim the credit as soon as possible. Sign up using the simple online tool to receive the next credit payment arriving November 15, 2021.

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When will I receive my Child Tax Credit?

Families who filed a 2019/20 federal tax return will receive automatic monthly payments. Eligible families who were not required to file a recent federal tax return can claim the credit by using a simple online tool.

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