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The IRS’s child tax credit portal ‘looks like crap and it’s not really usable’ for low-income Americans trying to get $300 monthly federal payments

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The first advance payments of the bulked-up child tax credit are poised to go out to millions of American families in just over two weeks on July 15 — a key part of President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus law that took effect in March.

But Democratic-led efforts to reach the poorest families could be hindered. The credit was expanded to reach families with no tax obligations, a group previously shut out from the credit. The problem is, some experts and community groups say, the federal government’s new online portal to reach those who don’t details ⇒

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