We are grandparents with legal custody of our grandchild. Should we fill out the turbo tax forms as "parent" of the child? Seems like there is no option in the software to cover our exact custody situation.
To claim a grandchild as your dependent
When you enter the child’s name in Personal Info, you will be asked “What’s your relationship to [child’s name]?”
Choose “another person”
a drop down menu will appear that lets you choose grandchild