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natalieruddy
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Hello- My tax refund is only showing $2000 for 1 child tax deduction. I have 2 children. Why is there only credit for one child?

 
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xmasbaby0
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Hello- My tax refund is only showing $2000 for 1 child tax deduction. I have 2 children. Why is there only credit for one child?

Child tax credit for 2017 is still $1000.  The increase will not happen until you file your 2018 tax return next year--in 2019.

https://turbotax.intuit.com/tax-tips/irs-tax-return/2017-tax-reform-legislation-what-you-should-know...

**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

Hello- My tax refund is only showing $2000 for 1 child tax deduction. I have 2 children. Why is there only credit for one child?

Child tax credit for 2017 is still $1000.  The increase will not happen until you file your 2018 tax return next year--in 2019.

https://turbotax.intuit.com/tax-tips/irs-tax-return/2017-tax-reform-legislation-what-you-should-know...

**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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