Author: Julia Beebe

Three Reasons to Spread the Word About the Child Tax Credit Before November 15th and Three Ways You Can Do So Now

There are just seven weeks until simplified filing through closes. This online portal allows families to easily claim the 2021 expanded Child Tax Credit (CTC) on their own by November 15th. Want to learn more? Join us for a webinar on October 13th by registering here. If you miss the webinar, the recording will […]

What We Can Learn From Recent Reports About the Impact of the Expanded Child Tax Credit and the Ongoing Need for Outreach

With under two months until online filing through closes, recently-released data and reports paint a clear picture: the expanded Child Tax Credit (CTC) reduced hardship among families with children, and outreach remains critically important to ensure that all eligible families get this money. You likely heard about the Census Bureau’s recent release of Current […]

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 and the Future of the Expanded Child Tax Credit

Across the country, service providers, schools and other community partners like yours continue to help families claim the expanded 2021 Child Tax Credit (CTC). As you support families in claiming the money that is still on the table, you may be wondering about the future of the expanded CTC and whether families will be able […]

How Community Partners Can Communicate to Families About IRS Tax Return Processing Delays

This blog post provides information on IRS tax return processing delays and includes suggested talking points for community partners who are receiving questions from families about delayed refunds. Read below to see the talking points. Many taxpayers who filed tax returns earlier this year are still waiting for the refunds they anticipate and need. In […]