New Jersey 101.5. March 2022. A new report from Rutgers Center for Women and Work and the New Jersey State Policy Lab revealed how the Child Tax Credit (CTC) gave New Jersey families the support to afford essentials. The report analyzed data from the Census Bureau surveys which reported that a third of recipients (34%) used the funds for food, 17% used it on clothing, and 25% of parents with children younger than 5 used it to pay for childcare.

NJ used advance Child Tax Credits for food, clothes, Rutgers says