Child Tax Credit Expansion: Average New Boost for Families with Children Average Benefit by Income Group, by State
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Child Tax Credit made fully refundable (no dollar cap or earnings limit on refundable portion).
Maximum CTC increased to $3,000 for those children age 6 and older, increased to $3,600 for children under age 6.
The increase in the maximum credit amount is phased out starting at $150,000 for married couples, $112,500 for heads of households, and $75,000 for others.
Source:Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) Tax Model, April 2021 *U.S. Census Bureau; 2019 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates, Poverty Status in the Past 12 MonthsGet the data