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Changes in Child Tax Credit Would Have Outsized Impact on Rural Children

Posted on AllSides February 7th, 2024
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The families of more than a quarter of all children living in rural America would benefit from a proposed expansion of  the Child Tax Credit that has passed the U.S. House of Representatives and is now under consideration in the Senate.

The expansion would change the credit’s eligibility criteria to include low-income families who don’t get the full tax credit per child because they don’t pay enough taxes to qualify. The current credit phases in until family earnings reach a certain threshold.  Most low-income families – usually ones who make under $40,000...

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