2021 Child Tax Credit and Advance Child Tax Credit Payments: Resources and Guidance

Links to all materials and guidance issued by the IRS regarding the 2021 Child Tax Credit and Advance Child Tax Credit Payments organized by type for quick reference by the media and tax professionals.

Special Events

Frequently Asked Questions


Toolkits and User Guides

Ready-to-Use Articles

YouTube Videos

  • Here's Who Will Get Advance Payments of the Child Tax Credit  EnglishSpanishChinese
  • Don’t Fall for Tax Scams About the Child Tax Credit  English

News Releases

Tax Tips


Outreach Assistance

Special ZIP Code data

Special information is available by individual ZIP Codes to help identify locations where children who may be eligible to be claimed for the expanded and newly-advanceable Child Tax Credit but who had not been claimed on a recent tax return. The data can be used to help organizations focus their outreach efforts seeking to sign up non-filers for monthly Child Tax Credit payments.