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justinandsandy4e
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Fed return rejected due to someone claiming my child. That person amended their return yesterday, how long will it take gov to update that amendment so I don't get reject

 
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DanielV01
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Fed return rejected due to someone claiming my child. That person amended their return yesterday, how long will it take gov to update that amendment so I don't get reject

Unfortunately, you will need to mail in your return.  Once a social security number has been accepted for e-file, it is no longer possible for anyone else to e-file that social security number, even if the original claim was incorrect.  However, by the other person amending their return, it will prevent further processing delays.

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DanielV01
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Fed return rejected due to someone claiming my child. That person amended their return yesterday, how long will it take gov to update that amendment so I don't get reject

Unfortunately, you will need to mail in your return.  Once a social security number has been accepted for e-file, it is no longer possible for anyone else to e-file that social security number, even if the original claim was incorrect.  However, by the other person amending their return, it will prevent further processing delays.

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JeanneLO
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Fed return rejected due to someone claiming my child. That person amended their return yesterday, how long will it take gov to update that amendment so I don't get reject

You will need to file a paper return. Please see this information from the IRS:

https://www.irs.gov/faqs/electronic-filing-e-file/age-name-or-ssn-rejects-errors-correction-procedur...

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