The State of California committed resources to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 for youth and post adoptive families. This California Statewide Post Adoption Navigator site was developed as
a part of this Statewide project serving families across the State.
While the Post Permanency Project ended September 30, 2022, we hope this website serves a resource to connect you to your local post adoption service provider, and you enjoy the insight articles and on demand trainings coming.
Nearly 90% of children in the U.S. became eligible for the Child Tax Credit when it was expanded last year. Families can still claim the full 2021 CTC – up to $3,600 per child per family – by filing tax returns this year.
The Child Tax Credit helps families with qualifying children get a tax break. You may be able to claim the credit even if you don’t normally file a tax return.
Here is information and links to help determine if you qualify and how to apply.
You can claim the Child Tax Credit for each qualifying child who has a Social Security number that is valid for employment in the United States.
To be a qualifying child for the 2021 tax year, your dependent generally must:
You qualify for the full amount of the 2021 Child Tax Credit for each qualifying child if you meet all eligibility factors and your annual income is not more than:
Parents and guardians with higher incomes may be eligible to claim a partial credit.
Use our Interactive Tax Assistant to check if you qualify.