Many families in one state from low income households will soon receive support in the form of a child tax credit for kids up to age 5.
The state of Vermont recently passed a tax package that will benefit thousands of low income parents.
It was signed by Vermont state Governor, Phil Scott on Friday.
Eligibility for child tax credit
There was also a tax cut that was approved.
The House wanted to allocate $50 million toward the CTC originally.
In response, the Senate wanted to allocate only $22.5 million out of a $36 million dollar package.
The consideration of eliminating major tax cuts after 3 years to avoid an economic downturn was also brought up.
In all, $40 million was agreed upon for the entire package with $32 million going toward the child tax credit.
Over 30,000 kids will benefit from this measure.
For every $1,000 made past the $125,000 threshold, $20 will be deducted.
Low income workers, caretakers, those with student loans, retired residents and anyone with a military pension will see the tax breaks.
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