November 15, 2021

IRS launches new online tool to help families register for monthly child tax credit

MYRTLE BEACH (WBTW) – The IRS unveiled a new online tool to help low-income families register for a monthly Child Tax Credit.

The tool provides a free and easy way for eligible people who don’t make enough income to have an income tax return-filing obligation to provide the IRS the basic information needed—name, address, and Social Security numbers—to figure and issue their Advance Child Tax Credit payments.

This tool is an update of last year’s IRS Non-filers tool and is designed to help eligible individuals who don’t normally file income tax returns register for the $1,400 third round of stimulus checks.

People also can claim the Recovery Rebate Credit for any amount of the first two rounds of Economic Impact Payments they may have missed.

Often, these are individuals and families who receive little or no income,…

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