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jbdt2015
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My child was placed in foster care in April and she is 17 can I clam her on my taxes for any of 2017?

My 17 year old was put into foster care in April can I clam her on my 2017 taxes for 6 months?

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SweetieJean
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My child was placed in foster care in April and she is 17 can I clam her on my taxes for any of 2017?

You cannot claim her at all, since she did not live with you for more than half the year.

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SweetieJean
Level 15

My child was placed in foster care in April and she is 17 can I clam her on my taxes for any of 2017?

Jan- April is not 6 months.
SweetieJean
Level 15

My child was placed in foster care in April and she is 17 can I clam her on my taxes for any of 2017?

You cannot claim her at all, since she did not live with you for more than half the year.

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