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leroyleo84
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My child is a non biological dependent who i have supported for over 3 years. i have not legally adopted him yet. do i still qualify for the child tax credit?

 
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MinhT
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My child is a non biological dependent who i have supported for over 3 years. i have not legally adopted him yet. do i still qualify for the child tax credit?

No, as the child is not legally your child, you cannot take the child tax credit.

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MinhT
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My child is a non biological dependent who i have supported for over 3 years. i have not legally adopted him yet. do i still qualify for the child tax credit?

No, as the child is not legally your child, you cannot take the child tax credit.

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