August 28, 2021

2021 – 08/24

If you’re receiving advance Child Tax Credit (CTC) payments from the IRS, this fast-approaching deadline may affect you. For those who receive CTCs by paper check, address changes must be submitted by midnight, Aug. 30 for Sept. payments. Otherwise, you could face mail delays or checks returned as undeliverable. The IRS has launched a CTC Update Portal you can use to quickly update your address. While there, you can also choose to switch from paper checks to direct deposit; change the account used for direct deposit; or stop payments. If you miss the Aug. 30 deadline you can still make changes that will take effect in the following month. Here’s the portal: