Low-Income Families Can Now Register for Child Tax Credit Online

June 14, 2021, 7:09 PM

Low-income families can now apply online to receive a new monthly payout for child tax credits, part of a Biden administration initiative to accelerate distribution of the benefits in an effort to help households meet living costs on a realtime basis.

The Internal Revenue Service launched a portal Monday that allows families who aren’t required to file a tax return -- because their income is too low -- to submit their information to the agency receive monthly advances toward the child tax credit. The benefit was expanded in the March stimulus bill, and the monthly payments start in July.

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