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A Top Democrat In The Senate Has Demanded That The IRS Make The Child Tax Credit Available To Low-income Families.
Poverty

As the government website for America's poorest families to sign up for the monthly child tax credit remains inaccessible, Democrats' top tax policy senator, Sen. Ron Wyden (Ore.), is demanding answ…

Democrats Reject Criticism Of Child Tax Credit Accessibility For Low-Income Americans
Joe Biden

Administrative issues could jeopardize Democrats' goal of cutting child poverty in half by providing a $300 monthly benefit to parents, but Democrats refuse to discuss them. The new child tax credi…

Republicans' Position On Child Tax Credit Payments Is Vague
Republican Party

Republicans aren't sure how to respond as Democrats celebrate parents across the country receiving their first checks from the child tax credit. Several Senate Republicans told Stardia they had mix…

The Child Tax Credit Explained
IRS

Most American families will begin receiving payments of up to $300 per child per month beginning Thursday, as part of the $2 trillion American Rescue Plan's expansion of the child tax credit approve…

How Progressives Fought — And Won — The Battle To Put Money In Parents' Pockets
Democratic Party

On March 6, 2021, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), who first ran for office in 1975, turned to his colleague Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) on the Senate floor and declared, "This is the best day of my career."…

Democrats Are Giving Money To Parents But Aren't Sure What To Call It: A Tax Cut Or A Benefit?
Politics

Democrats want to make a $300-per-child-month payment to most families a central part of American life; the idea has widespread support in both chambers of Congress, and President Joe Biden called i…

Parents Are Already Preparing To Budget For The New Child Tax Payments.
Coronavirus

The IRS has informed millions of parents that they will soon receive monthly payments of up to $300 per child, and some have already made plans to use the funds. Ally Rykiel of Chico, California, w…

Democrats Have A Plan To Reduce Child Poverty, But It Is Routed Via A Poor Website.
Democrats

The government's new online portal for America's poorest families to receive the child tax credit is proving too difficult to use, potentially jeopardizing the Biden administration's efforts to redu…

The White House Wants More People To Know About The Checks That Are Being Sent To Their Children.
Taxes

This year, one of the White House's top priorities is to reduce child poverty by beginning to send monthly checks to parents in July. “We will lift half of America’s children out of poverty,” Vice…

Poor Families May Be Denied New Monthly Payments For Parents.
Poverty

Under a new program launched by the Biden administration, the poorest American families are at risk of missing out on monthly payments unless the government can find a way to reach parents who are v…

Starting July 15, Parents Will Begin Receiving Monthly Government Checks.
Joe Biden

Beginning July 15, tens of millions of American households will receive monthly payments of up to $300 per child, according to President Joe Biden's administration. The checks are the result of Dem…