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Why can’t I claim the Credit for Other Dependents (“Family Tax Credit”)?

Some common reason taxpayers can’t claim the Credit for Other Dependents are:

  • Your child no longer qualifies as your dependent.
  • Your child or dependent provided more than half of their financial support in 2018.
  • Your child or dependent didn’t live with you for the time period requirements 2018.
  • Your dependent had more than $4,150 of gross income in 2018.

You can review more information about the requirements for claiming the Credit for Other Dependents.

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