14 states have child tax credit payments in 2024. Is it yours?


With the 2024 tax season starting tomorrow, you may be looking for tax credits for which you qualify. You probably already know if you're eligible for a federal child tax credit of up to $2,000 per child, but you may be eligible for an additional child tax credit from your state this year .

Additionally, lawmakers are working to restore the expanded child tax credit, which would increase refunds by $200 per child. Congress hopes to have a plan in place by the start of tax season. We will keep you updated as further news develops.

Find out if you live in one of the 14 states that offer the Supplemental Child Tax Credit and your state's eligibility requirements below. For more information about taxes, see how to track your paper refund in the mail and how to file your taxes for free.

Which states offer child tax credit checks?

These states plan to send child tax credit checks to households in 2024. Please note that not all states offer full refunds. This means you may need income to receive the full amount owed.

California: Families with incomes under $25,000 are eligible to receive $1,000. Those who earn between $25,000 and $30,000 will receive a reduced credit. This credit is only available to her children under the age of 6, and the family must qualify for the California Earned Income Tax Credit.

Colorado: Households with incomes of $75,000 or less ($85,000 for married couples filing jointly) can receive up to $1,200 per qualifying child. This credit is only available to her children under 6 years of age.

Idaho: Under Idaho's non-refundable child tax credit, families can receive $205 for each eligible child under age 16.

Maine: Resident taxpayers are eligible to claim $300 for each qualifying child and dependent under the dependent care tax credit. Eligible children and dependents are the same as children claimed under the Federal Child Tax Credit.

Maryland: People with incomes of $6,000 or less can receive a $500 refundable tax credit for each qualifying child under 17.

Massachusetts: Families are eligible to receive $180 for one dependent and $360 for multiple dependents. Dependents must be under the age of 12 to qualify.

Minnesota: Families can receive $1,750 for each eligible child. This credit is phased out for single filers with income over $29,500 and joint filers with income over $35,000.

New Jersey: The New Jersey Child Tax Credit Program provides a refundable tax credit of $500 for each child under age 6 to households with incomes of $30,000 or less. Households with incomes up to $80,000 will be eligible for $300.

New Mexico: Depending on income, households may be eligible to receive between $75 and $175 per qualifying child through tax year 2031.

new york: Eligible families can claim either 33% of the Federal Child Tax Credit and the Federal Supplemental Child Tax Credit for an eligible child or $100 per eligible child. The state expanded the credit to children under 4, after previously only targeting children 4 and older.

Oklahoma: Households with incomes under $100,000 are eligible for the 5% federal child tax credit (PDF).

Oregon: Households with incomes less than $30,000 are eligible to receive $1,000 for each child under age 5.

Utah: Eligible households will receive $1,000 for each child between the ages of 1 and 4. This amount is reduced by $10 for every dollar she earns above a certain income threshold.

Vermont: Families with incomes less than $125,000 will receive $1,000 for each child under age 5.

We will update this list as more states decide to pay out the Child Tax Credit.



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