Application for Child Tax Payment Opens June 1

May 23, 2022

The application for the Child Tax Payment, included as part of the state budget that features more than $600 million in tax cuts, opens June 1.
Any Connecticut resident who claimed at least one dependent child under the age of 18 on their 2021 federal income tax return may be eligible to receive a maximum payment of $250 per child (for up to three children) with the following income guidelines (higher incomes may be eligible for a reduced rebate):

Federal filer status

Anyone who is interested in seeking a payment must apply to the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS). The application process closes on July 31. Recipients will receive funds beginning in late August.

DRS is in the process of reaching out to eligible households and I encourage you to share this information with any parents that may qualify.

Child Tax Payments