Direct payments of $750 are slated to begin next week, but the application deadline looms quickly.

Beginning June 1, Connecticut families will be able to apply for child tax credit payments worth up to $750.

As long as people apply before July 31, they can receive a $250 credit for each eligible child,

And they can claim benefits for up to three children. Refunds will be issued by early August. After the state enjoyed a budget 

Surplus of nearly $4 billion and decided to return some of that money to taxpayers, Governor Lamont signed into law the Connecticut 

Surplus of nearly $4 billion and decided to return some of that money to taxpayers, Governor Lamont signed into law the Connecticut 

Apply as soon as possible so they can receive their rebates as soon as possible.

If you qualify, you must live in Connecticut, claim at least one kid as a dependent on your 2021 federal income tax return who was 18 years old or younger, and earn a certain income level.

In spite of the expiration of the enhanced federal child tax credit, families can seek assistance from similar state programs in their community.

CTC boost is not reinstituted by Build Back Better

As well as receiving mixed public support, the Build Back Better (BBB) Act and, by extension, the expanded child tax credit were not given overwhelming approval in Congress.

The CTC proposal has been criticized for providing benefits to non-working families, while BBB remains unanimously opposed by Senate Republicans.

The CTC has been requested by Republican senators including Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Mike Lee (R-UT), but they have requested it be fortified with a work requirement.

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