Child tax credit starts hitting US families’ bank accounts


              President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris arrive for an event to mark the start of monthly Child Tax Credit relief payments, in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex, Thursday, July 15, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
            
              Tamika Daniel poses for a photo in Richmond, Va., Thursday, July 15, 2021. Daniel, a 35-year-old mother of four, will start receiving the Child Tax Credit on Thursday. The extra $1,000 a month for the next year could be a life-changer for Daniel, who now works as a community organizer for a Richmond nonprofit. It will help provide a security deposit on a new apartment. (AP Photo/John C. Clark)
            
              Vice President Kamala Harris listens as President Joe Biden speaks during an event to mark the start of monthly Child Tax Credit relief payments, in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex, Thursday, July 15, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
            
              Tamika Daniel poses for a photo in Richmond, Va., Thursday, July 15, 2021. Daniel, a 35-year-old mother of four, will start receiving the Child Tax Credit on Thursday. The extra $1,000 a month for the next year could be a life-changer for Daniel, who now works as a community organizer for a Richmond nonprofit. It will help provide a security deposit on a new apartment. (AP Photo/John C. Clark)
            
              President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris wave to children in the crowd during an event to mark the start of monthly Child Tax Credit relief payments, in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex, Thursday, July 15, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)