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Connecticut – New Child Tax Rebate

Connecticut has announced a new child tax rebate program intended to help Connecticut families with children.

To be eligible for this rebate, you must meet all of the following requirements:

You must be a resident of Connecticut

You must have claimed at least one child as a dependent on your 2021 federal income tax return who was 18 years of age or younger; and

You must meet certain income thresholds.

The application period for the 2022 Connecticut Child Tax Rebate is now open.  Eligible Connecticut residents can apply to receive a rebate of up to $250 per child for a maximum of three children.

Income thresholds for the maximum rebate are: single or married filing separately, $100,000 or less; head of household $160,000 or less; and married filing jointly or surviving spouses, $200,000 or less.  Taxpayers with income exceeding these thresholds by $10,000 or less, may be eligible to receive a reduced rebate.

To assist you in determining if you qualify for a child tax rebate, the Department of Revenue Services has developed an application that is accessible with the following link: