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Delivering the Expanded Child Tax Credit

  • Elaine Maag, Megan Curran, and Sarah Halpern-Meekin
  • June 23 2021
  • W77-2021

June 23, 2021, 2:00–3:00 PM Eastern/1:00–2:00 PM Central

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Elaine Maag

Megan Curran

Sarah Halpern-Meekin

Elaine Maag,
Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center
Megan Curran, Columbia Center on Poverty and Social Policy
Sarah Halpern-Meekin, University of Wisconsin–Madison

The historic expansion of the Child Tax Credit under the Biden Administration’s American Rescue Plan offers the promise of dramatically reducing child poverty in the United States. In this webinar we’ll examine the expanded Child Tax Credit and related components of the American Rescue Plan, hear about projections for the policy’s potential impact on poverty, and look at the challenges of delivering the credit to families who need it the most.


Child Poverty, Children, Economic Support, Family & Partnering, Financial Security, Parenting, Poverty Measurement, Social Insurance Programs, U.S. Poverty Measures


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