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Letter to the editor: Getting and using the new federal Child Tax Credit

The federal Child Tax Credit (CTC) payments have arrived. But before you spend it, it is important to be sure you received your money or know how to get it. Beginning July 15, the IRS began paying half the total credit amount in advance monthly payments for families who qualify. (Learn more at For some families, the CTC payments have been easy to get. For other families, often the most vulnerable, it’s been a struggle to receive the tax credits. Historically, navigating the tax system […]