The free money party had to stop at some point, but sadly, the cash from uncle Sam has run out before the pandemic has officially come to a conclusion.

Accordingly, quite a few local families are getting ready to take a major financial hit.

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"Since July, about 981,000 families in Kansas and Missouri have received monthly child tax credit payments worth hundreds of dollars per kid. But Republican senators in both states say they will not support a bill expanding the credits."

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Kansas City families brace for the end of expanded federal child tax credits

Paying down debt. Taking a family vacation. Defraying child care costs. These are a few of the ways Kansas City families have used extra income they received this year from monthly federal child tax credits. Since 1997, most working families have been eligible for an income tax credit based on the number of children in a household.