The past year has been a difficult one for families all across the U.S., but help is here. I’m happy to share the news that starting today, Thursday, July 15th, families across the country will automatically receive Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments as a part of the American Rescue Plan. The Child Tax Credit will help millions of hard-working families around the country and cut child poverty in half.
House Democrats worked hard to secure these automatic payments, which put more money in the pockets of hardworking parents to pay for child care, groceries, and more so they can go to work and help fuel our economy, all while building better lives for their families.
If you filed a 2019 or 2020 tax return, eligible families will automatically begin receiving monthly payments.
Families who did not file a tax return for 2019 or 2020 and who did not use the IRS Non-filers tool last year to sign up for the…