Get an Overview of the 2021 Advance Child Tax Credit
July 15, 2021
Payments start July 15, 2021
Eligible families can receive advance payments of up to $300 per month for each child under age 6 and up to $250 per month for each child age 6 and above.
The American Rescue Plan Act Advance Child Tax Credit provisions include:
- The maximum Child Tax Credit increased to $3,600 for children under the age of 6 and to $3,000 per child for children between ages 6 and 17.
- The credit includes children who turn age 17 in 2021.
- Taxpayers may receive part of their credit in 2021 before filing their 2021 tax return
Download a printable flyer from the IRS or visit IRS.gov/childtaxcredit2021 for more information.