A $175 Payment Has Been Made to Eligible Families; Here’s How to See if You’re Eligible.
After new legislation was passed in New Mexico last month, new child tax credit payments are on their way to low-income families.
Due to the bill’s $380 million in tax relief, eligible families will get bonus checks of $175 per child.
Families will be eligible for the relief funds based on their income, but the qualifying income figure has not been specified.
The IRS has outlined the requirements for Americans to receive child tax credit advance payments:
If you filed a 2019 or 2020 tax return and claimed the Child Tax Credit,
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Lived in a main home in the United States for more than half of the year (the 50 states and the District of Columbia) or filed a joint return with a spouse who has a main home in the United States for more than half of the year and a qualifying child who is under the age of 18 at the end of 2021 and has a valid Social Security number and made less than certain income limits.
The Bureau also discovered that child tax credit payments benefited certain groups more than others.
The study discovered that “the benefits on food insufficiency are concentrated among families with 2019 pre-tax incomes below $35,000, and the CTC considerably reduces food insufficiency among low-income Black, Latino, and White households alike.”
The National Bureau of Economic Research published a study on the effects of child tax credit payments, which revealed some surprising results.
The child tax credit payments, according to the report, “significantly decreased food insufficiency: the initial payments led to a 7.5 percentage point (25 per cent) decline in food insufficiency among low-income households with children.
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