Mayor Duggan urges Detroit residents to take advantage of child tax credit

Tax season is upon us

It’s free money for families that need it and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan is working to make sure Detroit residents get in on it. With tax season upon us, Duggan says help is there to help families get the expanded child tax credit and earned income tax credit.

DETROIT – It’s free money for families that need it and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan is working to make sure Detroit residents get in on it.

With tax season upon us, Duggan says help is there to help families get the expanded child tax credit and earned income tax credit.

Consumer investigator Hank Winchester has more details about the credit in the video above.


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About the Author:

Hank Winchester is Local 4's Consumer Investigative Reporter and the head of WDIV's "Help Me Hank" Consumer Unit. He works to solve consumer complaints, reveal important recalls and track down thieves who have ripped off metro Detroiters.