For Immediate Release

Media Contact:
Angela Allmond, Communications Director
Oklahoma Democratic Party
[email protected]

HELP IS HERE: Oklahoma Families Start Receiving Monthly Tax Credit Today, Thanks to President Biden and Democrats

Every Single Republican in Congress Voted Against These Tax Credits, Which Are Set to Cut Child Poverty in Half

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, JULY 15, 2021 – Today, Thursday, July 15 is the first day Oklahoma will start receiving a monthly tax credit of up to $300 per child as part of the American Rescue Plan. Thanks to President Biden and Democrats, and no thanks to Republicans in Congress who unanimously opposed this relief plan, this tax credit will provide additional relief of up to $1,600 per child to the families with children in Oklahoma, helping lift over $1 million children out of poverty.

The Oklahoma Democratic Party Chair, Alicia Andrews, released the following statement highlighting the program:

“Today’s payments are a huge win for working families across Oklahoma. Thanks to President Biden and Democrats, Oklahoma families will begin receiving a monthly tax credit, helping to cover expenses like child care, preparing for back to school, and supporting return to work for folks who lost their jobs or income during the pandemic – especially mothers. This major tax relief for working families is poised to lift millions of children out of poverty, no thanks to a single Republican in Congress.

“These tax credits are further proof that President Biden and Democrats are delivering for working families. Oklahoma, help is here.”

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For more information about the Oklahoma Democratic Party, visit the party website at okdemocrats.org, or call party headquarters at 405-427-3366.