Frequently asked child tax credit calculator questions
First, you’ll need to consider the ages of your eligible children and your income.
- Ages five and younger is up to $3,600 in total (up to $300 in advance monthly)
- Ages six to 17 is up to $3,000 in total (up to $250 in advance monthly)
However, a portion of your amount will be reduced by $50 for every $1,000 over the following modified adjusted gross income limits.
- $150,000 for Married Filing Jointly or Qualified Widow(er)s
- $112,500 for Head of Household filers, and
- $75,000 for Single and Married Filing Separate
To easily calculate your child tax credit, use our child tax credit calculator.
You should use the ages of your children as of December 31, 2021, as this is what would apply on your 2021 return.
The child tax credit calculator uses the information that you’ve entered. It does not account for any opt outs you’ve requested or if you may be subject to overpayment.