Stories tagged: "child tax credit"


Advanced child tax credit payments had a drastic impact on child poverty in the US, according to nonpartisan analysis of last year's COVID recovery program. (Photo by Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
Child Poverty Soars After GOP, Manchin Block Child Tax Credit Payments

It’s exactly what non-partisan groups warned would happen if Congress allowed the expansion to expire.

A new study from researchers, including a Duke University team, found some astounding impacts on babies when poor mothers are given cash aid. (Shutterstock)
This Study Might Prove the Child Tax Credit Helps Babies in Poor Families

Researchers tested the benefits of giving cash to low-income moms. The results are astounding. 

Advanced child tax credit payments had a drastic impact on child poverty in the US, according to nonpartisan analysis of last year's COVID recovery program. (Photo by Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
Still Waiting on Your $250-$300 Child Tax Credit? Try These Next Steps.

Parents nationwide have begun receiving their monthly child tax credit payments. If you haven't gotten yours, here's what to do.

US Rep. G.K. Butterfield of North Carolina at a  Congressional Black Caucus event in April 2021. Butterfield's office is touting a Biden administration expansion of the child tax credit that they hope will lift 137,000 North Carolina children out of poverty. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)
Monthly $250 to $300 Checks from Child Tax Credit Start This Week. What Does That Mean for NC Families?

President Biden’s expansion of the child tax credit could help lift 137,000 North Carolina children out of poverty, officials hope.