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Can i claim my seventeen year old for the child tax credit if he wasn't 18 at the end of the year your software told me i could not?

 
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Can i claim my seventeen year old for the child tax credit if he wasn't 18 at the end of the year your software told me i could not?

If your child turned 17 in 2017, even on the last day of 2017, you do not get the child tax credit.  There are no exceptions to the rule.  You can still claim your child as a dependent.

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