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Am i getting the child credit?

I am claming both my children but it does not seem like im recieving it
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Texas Roger
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Am i getting the child credit?

Child tax credit is $1000 for a dependent child under age 17 at year end. You must be claiming the dependency exemption.

You must have a tax liability to offset the credit. If you don't have a tax liability, you can't get the credit.

You may get "additional child tax credit" instead if your earned income was at least $3000.

Child tax credit may be phased out for taxpayers whose adjusted gross income is above the limit for your filing status.

The limits are:

$110,000 for married filing jointly

$75,000 for single or head of household

$55,000 for married filing separately

The credit is reduced $50 for every $1000 of income (or part thereof) over the limit.


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