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erogers
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Do I qualify for the new $500 tax credit if my child is 18 at the end of the 2018 tax year?

I did not get the child tax credit because the qualifying child was over 18. can that same child qualify for the new $500 credit ?

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xmasbaby0
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Do I qualify for the new $500 tax credit if my child is 18 at the end of the 2018 tax year?

You lose the child tax credit when the child turns 17.  The credit for other dependents is good for a qualified child until the child is 19 --  or until they turn 24 if they are a full-time student.


CREDIT FOR OTHER DEPENDENTS

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/4499708-what-is-the-500-credit-for-other-dependents-family-tax-cre...


**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**

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xmasbaby0
Level 15

Do I qualify for the new $500 tax credit if my child is 18 at the end of the 2018 tax year?

You lose the child tax credit when the child turns 17.  The credit for other dependents is good for a qualified child until the child is 19 --  or until they turn 24 if they are a full-time student.


CREDIT FOR OTHER DEPENDENTS

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/4499708-what-is-the-500-credit-for-other-dependents-family-tax-cre...


**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**
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