Tax Policy Center

child tax credit

: TaxVox
Immigrant parents are less likely to have heard about the expanded child tax credit (CTC) than parents born in the United States, according to a...
October 7, 2021Elaine MaagLaura Brugger
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
All major provisions of the House Ways & Means Committee’s budget reconciliation tax bill would cut 2022 taxes on average for households making $200,000 or...
September 28, 2021Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Starting in July, many parents began receiving monthly payments of the Child Tax Credit (CTC). A new IPSOS survey as well as Urban Institute interviews...
September 15, 2021Elaine MaagPoonam GuptaElaine Waxman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The American Rescue Plan’s (ARP) expanded Child Tax Credit (CTC) would reduce child poverty in a typical year below 10 percent in 47 states –...
September 8, 2021Elaine Maag
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Would Extending More Generous Tax Credits Increase The Number Of Non-Income Tax Payers? We know the pandemic and the policy response to it dramatically increased...
August 25, 2021Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The COVID-19 pandemic and the policy response to it led to an extraordinary increase in the number of American households that owed no federal individual income tax in 2020. The Tax Policy Center estimates that last year more than 107 million households, or nearly 61 percent, owed no income tax or even received tax credits from the government.
August 18, 2021Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Families began receiving monthly Child Tax Credit (CTC) payments on July 15. For many, those regular payments—currently permitted through the end of the year—will combat...
August 10, 2021Elaine Maag
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Beginning in July, most families with children will receive up to $250 a month per child ($300 for children under 6). Those payments are advances...
June 25, 2021Elaine Maag
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Starting on July 15, the IRS will begin distributing a monthly Child Tax Credit payment to at least 39 million families, or almost 90 percent...
May 25, 2021Elaine Maag
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig told the Senate Finance Committee on April 13 that the agency could begin delivering monthly 2021 Child Tax Credit (CTC) payments...
April 28, 2021Elaine MaagWilliam J. Congdon