Millions of households will see their $250-$300 child tax credits arrive in their bank account in less than a week.
The deadline to sign up for child tax credits was Oct. 15 through the IRA non-filer tool.
GetCTC.org is a non-filer tool that can still be used until Nov. 15 for families that did not file taxes in 2019 or 2020.
If a single person makes under $12,200 or a married couple makes $24,400 together, then they don’t need to file and may not have in 2019 or 2020.
If families claim by the deadline next week, they can get the full amount for all the missed payments, up to $1,800 per child depending on their age.
Choosing not to opt in means you’ll need to file a tax return next year to see the cash.
Those that have been regularly receiving them will see their check worth up to $300 next week, and the final one on Dec. 15.
Tax credits are worth up to $3,600 and the other half will be given when you file your taxes.
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