WOAY – A part of the American Rescue Plan, the expanded Child Tax Credit (CTC) program is a central source in helping with the effects of food hardship to financial instability, acting as a financial relief for working families across the country. Watch the full segment.
According to the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, the expanded tax credit program has allowed families to get back on their feet during the pandemic.
“It’s really been very supportive of West Virginia families and families across the country just digging out of the financial problems that a lot of people had to go through because of the pandemic. The newly expanded Child Tax Credit is giving people hope for the future,” says Seth DiStefano, a Policy Outreach Director for the WV Center on Budget and Policy.
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