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According to the IRS if your return, even amended, is pending (ie showing only as received) you will not receive the advance child tax credit payments.  Go to topic Q B 12   It is infuriating to say the least, my son is 11, he has been on my return since I filed 2010 taxes. I had to amend 2020's return to add a late arriving 1098-T from my daughter's school. My amended return has been there since March 28th. I did receive the letter that I would be receiving the payments just a couple of weeks ago. The good news is we will be able to claim the full expanded credit when we file 2021 taxes but at this rate who knows when those returns will be processed because as of June 30th there were 35 million US income tax returns that had not been processed and estimated only 3% of phone calls were being answered. Verify that here