Build Back Better Bill
Build Back Better: What assistance will families see in 2022?
The Build Back Better bill was set to pass by the end of 2021, and was going to extend the child tax credit. This did not happen. In fact, a quarter of the way into ... more
Child tax credit: No payment for January
Parents were hoping to receive a child tax credit payment this month, but the final $300 payment was Dec. 15, 2021. While that's unfortunate for many, families can still claim missing or remaining funds on ... more
Stimulus package worth $68 billion possible
Similarly to the beginning of the pandemic, lawmakers are discussing another stimulus package. This comes as a new wave of COVID-19 sweeps the nation. This time, the discussion is over a bill worth $68 billion ... more
Child tax credit: What can happen in 2022?
The child tax credit expansion officially ended Dec. 31, 2021 after lifting millions out of poverty. What happens now? Payments worth $300 per month went to eligible families. The payments were the first half of ... more
Child Tax Credit: What happens for advanced payments in 2022 if they aren’t extended?
The Build Back Better plan under the Biden administration has provisions in it that would extend the expanded child tax credit payments into 2022. However, Democrats Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema aren't getting behind the ... more
Thousands can claim a full $3,600 child tax credit next year, are you one?
There are thousands of Americans struggling financially who may be able to get up to $3,600 in child tax credits next year. Child tax credit payments ended for 2021 after families were able to use ... more
Americans might qualify for two stimulus checks in February worth thousands, but only if they pass legislation
There may be a way for Americans to receive two stimulus payments that could be worth thousands this Feb. The issue? Lawmakers need it to pass legislation first. The White House's officials are trying to ... more
Will child tax credit payments continue in 2022?
Millions of families had a lot of help from the child tax credits this year. Many children were able to be lifted out of poverty thanks to the expansion and advanced credits. The credits were ... more
Will universal child care finally exist for low-income, working families?
Child care has been at the top of the list of priorities for President Joe Biden's Build Back Better bill, now worth $1.85 trillion dollars. Aside from just child care, the package includes paid family ... more