Health Affairs. May 2022. In a recent study published by Health Affairs, researchers found that the percentage of American households struggling with food insecurity decreased from 12.7% to 5.6% due to the 2021 federal CTC expansion. Researchers also found a link between the expanded tax credit and lower consumption of sugar-added food and beverages among children.

Patterns Of Food Security And Dietary Intake During The First Half Of The Child Tax Credit Expansion