Additional Child Tax Credit Resources2022-05-19T14:15:06-05:00

Additional Child Tax Credit Resources

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  • Even if you have not yet claimed your CTC, you can still get your credit by using the GetCTC simplified filing tool.
  • If you were not required to file a tax return by April 18 or you requested an extension, you can also claim the CTC by filing a full tax return:
    • If you feel comfortable filing online without much help, you can use IRS Free File, which is available to people whose income was $72,000 or less in 2021 and allows you to file yourself.
    • If you’re comfortable filing your taxes online with some virtual assistance, visit where you can complete a virtual VITA intake. This site will guide you through the process and, if you need additional help, connect you to a VITA volunteer for support.
    • If you’d prefer to get in-person assistance, you can visit an IRS’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site. VITA is generally available to people who make $57,000 or less, those who have disabilities, and those who speak limited English.
    • For additional support with tax issues, find your local Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic for free legal help on tax issues with the IRS, or make an appointment with your local Taxpayer Assistance Center.
  • If you want to help others get their CTC, here are the resources you’ll need to get started.
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Child Tax Credit: Frequently Asked Questions

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