This credit is automatically calculated by the software based on the information entered in your return. You must have earned income in excess of $2,500 to claim the Additional Child Tax Credit.
To see the result of your Additional Child Tax Credit, please select the following:
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Tax Year 2021
The additional child tax credit does not exist for 2021. Instead, the 2021 Child Tax Credit is a fully refundable credit. The IRS will issue advanced payments for the 2021 child tax credit. The credit has been increased and you do not need to have any earned income to receive the credit.