Fourth stimulus check and child tax credit live updates: can it be passed in August? dates, tax return, opt-out...

Headlines

– AOC slams Congress inaction on eviction moratorium

US poverty rate has dropped 45% this past year, reports the NYT

– States use stimulus funding to provide ‘thank you’ bonuses for educators (Details)

– IRS struggles to get Child Tax Credit payments to low-income families (Details)

– Does the new bipartisan infrastructure deal include a Child Tax Credit expansion? (Details)

-Will a fourth stimulus check be included in the $3.5 trillion reconciliation package? (Details)

Useful information / links

What is IRS TREAS 310 and how is it related to 2020 tax returns? (Details)

IRS Child Tax Credit portal: how can I use it to opt out? (Details)

How much money can you get from stimulus checks and the Child Tax Credit? (Calculate)

Child Tax Credit |  When is the deadline to opt-out of the August payment? (Details)

US Congress 101 | What is a reconciliation bill and how is it different from a normal bill? (Details)

Still waiting for your tax refund? Find out when to contact the IRS

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