Anyone know what's the plan?
Here is why you do NOT amend your federal return for unemployment:
Please read this very recent news from the IRS:
You might need to amend your state--depending on what state you are in.
That CTC increase is not for 2020; it is for 2021. Your 2020 return does not have to be amended for it. More information will be available soon; the details of how it will be implemented have not yet been clarified fully. There may be monthly payments going out beginning in July 2021, with some of the CTC still left as a refundable credit on your 2021 tax return next year.