Eligible grandparents can also claim the Child Tax Credit.
You can claim up to $3,600 per qualifying child.
Stimulus payments worth $1,500 in August for Colorado residents
How can I apply?
Eligible families can claim the Child Tax Credit through April 15, 2025 by filing a federal tax return, even if they don’t file taxes jointly or have income. If are looking to apply for the CTC, be sure to:
- Fill the in Form 1040
- Have an adjusted gross income less than or equal to $150,000.
- if filing jointly or filing as a surviving spouse your income must be equal to or less than $150,000.
- Earn equal to or less than when $112,500 filed as head of household
- Be a US citizen or resident
Grandparents can get up to $3,600 for children up to age 5. If your grandchild is between 6 and 17, the credit is $3,000.
Residents of Puerto Rico can claim the full amount of the credit for the taxable year 2021.