The third round of monthly advance payments for the child tax credit was scheduled to hit bank accounts Wednesday, given it’s Sept. 15.
On the night of Sept. 14, I received this text: “Apply for government pandemic extra stimulus bonus of $1,400.”
Of course, the message said all I needed to do was click on the link in the text to “submit your details.”
Mind you, there’s no such thing as an extra stimulus bonus even if people are talking about getting money now.
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How much is the child tax credit for September 2021?
Yes, many parents are receiving extra money, thanks to the advance payments for the child tax credit. But again, they’re not texting anyone to get it.
Millions of eligible…