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Child Tax Credits: Another state is added to the list of states providing assistance to families

Connecticut has a new Child Tax rebate for eligible families.

Child Tax Credit paperwork

Now there are twelve states offering financial assistance to families with children.


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Connecticut Child Tax Credit details

The Child Tax Credit is a rebate worth up to $250 per child. However, there is a maximum benefit of $750– or three children. The rebate is intended to help low and middle income families, but some higher income families may qualify for a reduced benefit.

However, there are income limits, compare to you 2021 tax returns to see if you are eligible:

  • Single or married filing separately- $100,000 or less
  • Head of household- $160,000 or less
  • Married filing jointly- $200,000 or less

Applications for the program opened on June 1 and will close on July 31. Eligible applicants should get the funds in late August.

What other states have assistance for families with children?

Alabama- families wit two children are supposed to see $200 in savings at tax time.

California- families with income less than $25,000 will get $1,000 through the “Young Child Tax Credit.”

Colorado- families with kids under 6 can claim 5%-30% of the federal Child Tax Credit for each qualifying child.

Idaho- each qualifying child is worth $205 in tax rebates to go to their parents.

New Mexico- lower-income families are eligible for a tax credit of $75-$175 per child. They’re also eligible for a credit equaling 40% of child and dependent care costs.

New York- $100 per qualifying child or 33% of the federal Child Tax Credit and federal additional Child Tax Credit, whichever is greater

Maine- $300 tax credit for each qualifying child and dependent.

Maryland- child tax credit of $500 to income-eligible parents of a disabled child under the age of 17.

Massachusetts- families caring for dependents under the age of 12, adults 65 or older, or dependents with a disability will get a tax credit of $180 for one dependent and $360 for two or more.

Oklahoma- Income-eligible families in Oklahoma will receive a tax credit of up to 35% of the amount they spend on childcare for children under 13 or caring for a dependent who is unable to care for themselves.

Vermont: families with children under the age of 5 will receive a refundable tax credit of $1,000.


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