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Families Are Receiving A Child Tax Credit. Janet Yellen Says It Should Be Permanent

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In an interview with NPR, the Treasury secretary called to permanently expand the child tax credit being paid out to American families starting this week.
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Biden Makes History As Child Tax Credit Will Lead To Biggest Reduction In Child Poverty Ever

Biden Makes History As Child Tax Credit Will Lead To Biggest Reduction In Child Poverty Ever

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On the first day that payments are going out to families, President Biden said his child tax credit will lead to the biggest one-year reduction in child poverty in history.
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Are you eligible for the child tax credit? U.S. taxpayers with kids start getting money today. Here's how it works

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Child tax credit: Here's what you need to know as the U.S. Treasury Department begins sending monthly payments to many taxpayers with children starting July 15.
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Thousands of Hoosier Families Begin Receiving Child Tax Credits, No Thanks to Victoria Spartz

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Child Tax Credit payments begin landing today, benefitting thousands of children in IN-05
Today, thanks exclusively to Democrats in Congress and the American Rescue Plan, Hoosier families will receive their first monthly Child Tax Credit payment today, providing tax relief for working families.
The CTC, which was expanded and improved through the American Rescue Plan, will offer working families a lifeline and help secure a stronger future for the nation's children, benefitting roughly 39 million households .
The monthly payments, which Victoria Spartz voted against, will start hitting...
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Thousands of Families in Iowa Begin Receiving Child Tax Credits, No Thanks to Ashley Hinson and Mariannette Miller-Meeks

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Child Tax Credit payments begin landing today, benefitting over 317,000 children in IA-01 and IA-02
Today, thanks exclusively to Democrats in Congress and the American Rescue Plan, families in Iowa will receive their first monthly Child Tax Credit payment today, providing tax relief for working families.
The CTC, which was expanded and improved through the American Rescue Plan, will offer working families a lifeline and help secure a stronger future for the nation's children, benefitting roughly 39 million households .
The monthly payments, which both Ashley Hinson and Mariannette...
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Help Is Here: Rep. Kim Schrier Provides Thousands of Families in WA-08 Critical Relief As Child Tax Credit Hits Americans' Pockets

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Child Tax Credit payments begin today, benefitting nearly 78.6% of children in WA-08
Today, thanks to Democrats in Congress like Representative Kim Schrier passing the American Rescue Plan, the parents of 145,100 Washington children will receive their first monthly Child Tax Credit payment to help support their families.
The CTC, which has been expanded and improved through the ARP, will offer working families a lifeline and help secure a stronger future for the nation's children.
The monthly payments, which every Republican in Congress voted against, will start hitting bank accounts on...
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Help Is Here: Rep. Peter DeFazio Provides Thousands of Families in OR-04 Critical Relief As Child Tax Credit Hits Americans' Pockets

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Child Tax Credit payments begin today, benefitting nearly 90.4% of children in OR-04
Today, thanks to Democrats in Congress like Representative Peter DeFazio passing the American Rescue Plan, the parents of 138,100 Oregon children will receive their first monthly Child Tax Credit payment to help support their families.
The CTC, which has been expanded and improved through the ARP, will offer working families a lifeline and help secure a stronger future for the nation's children.
The monthly payments, which every Republican in Congress voted against, will start hitting bank accounts on July...
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Help Is Here: Rep. Steven Horsford Provides Thousands of Families in NV-04 Critical Relief As Child Tax Credit Hits Americans' Pockets

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Child Tax Credit payments begin today, benefitting nearly 92.1% of children in NV-04
Today, thanks to Democrats in Congress like Congressman Steven Horsford passing the American Rescue Plan, the parents of 177,100 Nevada children will receive their first monthly Child Tax Credit payment to help support their families.
The CTC, which has been expanded and improved through the ARP, will offer working families a lifeline and help secure a stronger future for the nation's children.
The monthly payments, which every Republican in Congress voted against, will start hitting bank accounts on July...
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Help Is Here: Rep. Susie Lee Provides Thousands of Families in NV-03 Critical Relief As Child Tax Credit Hits Americans' Pockets

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Child Tax Credit payments begin today, benefitting nearly 85.2% of children in NV-03
Today, thanks to Democrats in Congress like Congresswoman Susie Lee passing the American Rescue Plan, the parents of 141,500 Nevada children will receive their first monthly Child Tax Credit payment to help support their families.
The CTC, which has been expanded and improved through the ARP, will offer working families a lifeline and help secure a stronger future for the nation's children.
The monthly payments, which every Republican in Congress voted against, will start hitting bank accounts on July 15...
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Help Is Here: Rep. Sharice Davids Provides Thousands of Families in KS-03 Critical Relief As Child Tax Credit Hits Americans' Pockets

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Child Tax Credit payments begin today, benefitting nearly 77.6% of children in KS-03
Today, thanks to Democrats in Congress like Representative Sharice Davids passing the American Rescue Plan, the parents of 151,300 Kansas children will receive their first monthly Child Tax Credit payment to help support their families.
The CTC, which has been expanded and improved through the ARP, will offer working families a lifeline and help secure a stronger future for the nation's children.
The monthly payments, which every Republican in Congress voted against, will start hitting bank accounts on...
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Help Is Here: Rep. Tom O'Halleran Provides Thousands of Families in AZ-01 Critical Relief As Child Tax Credit Hits Americans' Pockets

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Child Tax Credit payments begin today, benefitting nearly 94.1% of children in AZ-01
Today, thanks to Democrats in Congress like Congressman Tom O'Halleran passing the American Rescue Plan, the parents of 167,200 Arizona children will receive their first monthly Child Tax Credit payment to help support their families.
The CTC, which has been expanded and improved through the ARP, will offer working families a lifeline and help secure a stronger future for the nation's children.
The monthly payments, which every Republican in Congress voted against, will start hitting bank accounts on July...
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Thousands of Families in Nebraska Begin Receiving Child Tax Credits, No Thanks to Don Bacon

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Bacon Voted Against Monthly Payments Benefiting Nearly 86% of Children in NE-02
Today, families across Nebraska will receive their first monthly Child Tax Credit payment - and Rep. Don Bacon tried to block every dollar.
Bacon voted against putting money into the pockets of hard working parents - money that will help them cover the cost of child care, prepare for back-to-school season, get back into the workforce, and simply help make ends meet.
In Bacon's district alone:
146,700 children will benefit from this tax credit; 40,800 households will benefit an average of $3100 annually; 8,500...
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Thousands of Families in Arizona Begin Receiving Child Tax Credits, No Thanks to David Schweikert

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Schweikert Voted Against Monthly Payments Benefitting Nearly 121,000 Children in AZ-06
Today, thanks to Democrats in Congress passing the American Rescue Plan, the parents of nearly 121,000 Arizona children will receive their first monthly Child Tax Credit payment to help support their families.
The CTC, which has been expanded and improved through the ARP, will offer working families a lifeline and help secure a stronger future for the nation's children - despite Schweikert's best efforts to block it.
The monthly payments, which Schweikert voted against , will start hitting bank accounts...
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Money in the bank: Child tax credit dollars head to parents

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Biden has insisted on the new monthly payments, which will average $423 per family, as the key to halving child poverty rates.
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Money in the bank: Child tax credit dollars head to parents

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WASHINGTON - The child tax credit had always been an empty gesture to millions of parents like Tamika Daniel.
That changed Thursday when the first payment of $1,000 hit Daniel's bank account - and dollars started flowing to the pockets of more than 35 million families around the country. Daniel, a 35-year-old mother of four, didn't even know the tax credit existed until President Joe Biden expanded it for one year as part of the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package that passed in March.
Previously, only people who earned enough money to owe income taxes could qualify for the credit...
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Child tax credit dollars sent to parents, Biden set to deliver remarks

Child tax credit dollars sent to parents, Biden set to deliver remarks

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WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden will deliver a speech Thursday to mark the first day of newly-increased child tax credit payments , inviting beneficiaries to join him as he seeks to raise awareness of the payments and push for their continuation.
Some 15 million households will now receive full credit. The monthly payments amount to $300 for each child who is 5 and younger and $250 for those between 5 and 17. The payments are set to lapse after a year, but Biden is pushing to extend them through at least 2025.
Child tax credit payments heading out, here's how much you can expect to...
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Missing or Late Child Tax Credit? How to File a Trace for Upcoming Payment

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If you are among the eligible parents for the payments but did not receive one yet, the IRS has set up a system to allow you to track the money.
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The First Monthly Payments Under The Expanded Child Tax Credit Are Arriving

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The first payments have gone out to parents. Tens of millions of families will receive up to $300 per child. The tax credit is part of the stimulus package that Democrats passed in March.
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The Expanded Child Tax Credit Is Here. Here's What You Need To Know

The Expanded Child Tax Credit Is Here. Here's What You Need To Know

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The first monthly payments under the expanded child tax credit were disbursed today. The White House says relief is on the way to the families of nearly 60 million children. (Image credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Community Chang)
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