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My son was 17 in the 2020 tax year will I get the child tax credit for him?

 
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My son was 17 in the 2020 tax year will I get the child tax credit for him?

no. he's too old.

Hal_Al
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My son was 17 in the 2020 tax year will I get the child tax credit for him?

For 2021, the maximum child tax credit age was raised to 17 (it as 16 in previous years).  But since your child will turn 18 before the end on 2021, he is still not eligible. 

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