Child Care/Child Support
> Child Tax Credit
The Child Tax Credit program can reduce the Federal tax you owe by $1,000 for each qualifying child under the age of 17.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, the child you are claiming the credit for must be a son, daughter, foster child, brother, sister, stepbrother, stepsister, or a descendant of any of them (for example, your grandchild, niece, or nephew).
No application is needed to utilize this program. However, you must file your taxes using the guidelines posted at
Program Contact Information:
For more information, visit:
Or contact your local Taxpayer Assistance Center:
For additional information contact:
IRS Tax Forms & Publications
1111 Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20224
U.S. Department of the Treasury