Nearly 60 million parents in the United States of America will start receiving their first batch of the stimulus check from this week. To be precise, the payments are actually referred to as the child tax credit. The payments are made available to the citizens through one of the expanded programs introduced by the Democratic party.
Stimulus Check Awareness
As per the new policy, both the non-parents as well as the parents are provided with an opportunity to be granted the stimulus checks they actually deserved but could not receive for some reason. These particular individuals will be able to receive the entire installments of the stimulus checks. The amount of the concerned federal relief payment is 3,200 USD. This news was confirmed by the senior officers in the administration. It was done on the 14th of July that fell on a Friday.
The expanded payments in the form of the child tax credit are extremely significant as they can be received even by those parents who are not under any tax obligations. Previously, it did not include any of those families who could not file for their taxes due to their low incomes. And this led to most of the citizens being without any sort of financial aid. Another different feature tried out this time with regards to the stimulus checks is the fact that the child benefit is given in the form of monthly installments.
Previously, it was distributed on a yearly basis. The payments will be given out every month starting from the month of July till September. However, despite everything, all the efforts taken by the government to provide the child tax credits will go in vain if the ones who are yet to file for their taxes, do not do it at all. So this calls for the importance of raising awareness among the citizens throughout the country with regard to the expanded payments.