The IRS will start disbursing the expanded Child Tax Credit in the form of monthly payments on July 15, which will translate into approximately $250 to $300 for parents, but only through 2021. Now, several Democrats and experts are pushing to make the expansion permanent.
The Child Tax Credit Was Expanded for One Year. Should It Go Longer?
Two progressive groups are launching a new initiative this week urging the permanent extension of an enhanced child tax credit program, arguing that Democrats must embrace the measure as Congress debates its future amid ongoing spending negotiations.
As President Biden's Build Back Better plan takes center stage, many are wondering how that might affect them. A portion of the plan includes a child tax credit which would affect about 90 percent of families in Montana.
Lawmakers are still working to make the Child Tax Credit fully refundable on a permanent basis. If they're successful, it could make a huge difference in the lives of many families.
"The fact that the Child Tax Credit has not received bipartisan support baffles me; it’s a clear win for all sides."
The expanded Child Tax Credit was a lifeline to Jennifer Dickman & her two special needs children. Now she's calling on Congress to make this critical program permanent.
As Congress finalizes this spending plan, it’s up to all of us to continue to push for the credit’s permanent extension, and for other bold economic and social reforms that approach equity and justice in a holistic and ambitious way that’s rooted in civic engagement.
Today, Fighting Chance for Families released a new poll of likely voters finding Child Tax Credit recipients’ rating of American economic conditions has declined since the December 2021 expiration of the expanded CTC and its monthly payments.
A new research and polling memo from Fighting Chance for Families (a project of Data for Progress and Groundwork Collective) finds that the widely supported expanded Child Tax Credit is associated with greater trust of the Democratic Party.
Today, Senator Michael Bennet joined Fighting Chance for Families in calling for a renewal of the expanded Child Tax Credit.
ollowing the expiration of the expanded Child Tax Credit, some 35 million recipients will not receive their monthly payment today, as they have for the past six months.
Today, Fighting Chance for Families released a new poll that finds a majority of voters support the expanded Child Tax Credit by a +18-point margin.