The second to last child tax credit payment was scheduled to go out Monday Nov. 15, and most families received them with no issue.
The credit gives eligible parents up to $300 per child under age 6, and $250 per child ages 6-17 per month.
The total amount after the last payment for 2021 will be $1,800 for those with kids under 6 and $1,500 for kids ages 6-17.
The second half of the tax credit will be paid out during tax season in 2022.
What to do if you’re still waiting for your payment
Also use the portal to make sure that all information is current and may not influence your payments.
A major issue that’s been seen is one parent unenrolling and the other forgetting to if they file jointly.
Double check the mailing address and banking information.
Keep in mind that if you’re getting a paper check through the mail it may be taking a bit longer.
If you did not file taxes in 2019 or 2020 and did not use the GetCTC.org tool by Nov. 15, you will need to wait until 2022 to file taxes.
To try to contact the IRS, which has very limited availability, call 800-829-1040. You can also check the FAQ on the IRS.
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