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Do you have a Qualifying Child or Children?

(Not sure? Find out with the DEPENDucator.)

Was the child 16 or younger on December 31 of the tax year?
Is the child a United States citizen, a U.S. national, or a resident alien?
Are you claiming the child as a dependent on your tax return?
Is the child related to you in any of the following ways?
-son or daughter
Did the child live with you for more than half the tax year (183 nights or more, not counting temporary absences)?
Did the child provide more than half of his or her own financial support for the tax year?

No. According to your answers, you do not qualify for the Child Tax Credit. But you might qualify for other tax credits and deductions for raising children.

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Yes. According to your answers, it looks like you qualify for the Child Tax Credit! Start a tax return on to find out how much your credit will be!

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