For advance stimulus checks under CTC, parents who are yet to register for them may not get the chance to do that until 2022 comes. But, it is likely that several million families will be paid a maximum of $7200 in stimulus checks for CTC by the Internal Revenue Service in 2022.
The New CTC Stimulus Checks
The program for CTC had earlier been enhanced to pay $3,600 per year from the previous $2000. This allowed families to get up to $300 per kid below 6 years of age per month. For each child between 6 and 17, families can claim $250 per month.
The Democrats had to compromise on their upcoming spending plan and make it worth $1.75Tn. On Thursday, the Democrats gave a brief outline of the plan. The latest update regarding the CTC stimulus checks is that it will be extended for one more year, at least. This means that, excluding the remaining 50% of their CTC in 2021 that they will get when filing their federal IT return, there will be another 12 months of CTC stimulus checks worth. However, nothing is set in stone yet.
If the bill does pass, as a component of the Build Back Better Plan of Biden, there will be 12 more CTC stimulus checks worth $7200. Several legislators are in favor of the extension. Earlier, the administration under Biden had promised to extend the credit till 2025. Nevertheless, several lawmakers still want to make it a permanent feature.
Since the passage of the bill is being postponed, several families who missed out on registering for the CTC payments in 2021 even though they were eligible, can qualify for the 2022 payments. This year, only 2 payments remain. The deadline to opt out of the November payment is looming as well.