Here is the central web page for the resource guide. 2021 Child Tax Credit and Advance Child Tax Credit Payments: Resources and Guidance | Internal Revenue Service (

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  • Some families may prefer to unenroll from the advance payments of the 2021 #ChildTaxCredit. In the case of married couples who file jointly, each person needs to use the #IRS update portal:

#IRS recently upgraded a key online tool to allow families to update their direct deposit info with the IRS, switch from a paper check to direct deposit and even stop advance #ChildTaxCredit payments. Read: