Open TurboTax

Why sign in to the Community?

  • Submit a question
  • Check your notifications
or and start working on your taxes
Announcements
Your taxes, your way. Get expert help or do it yourself. >> Get started
Close icon
Do you have a TurboTax Online account?

We'll help you get started or pick up where you left off.

cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
llerma99
New Member

Can I claim my baby if he was born the first of this year and I’m doing taxes for 2017?

 
1 Best answer

Accepted Solutions
xmasbaby0
Level 15

Can I claim my baby if he was born the first of this year and I’m doing taxes for 2017?

No.  Your baby born in 2018 cannot be claimed on a 2017 tax return.  You can claim your child next year when you file a 2018 tax return.  But congrats on your new baby!

**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.**

View solution in original post

1 Reply
xmasbaby0
Level 15

Can I claim my baby if he was born the first of this year and I’m doing taxes for 2017?

No.  Your baby born in 2018 cannot be claimed on a 2017 tax return.  You can claim your child next year when you file a 2018 tax return.  But congrats on your new baby!

**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.**

About Community

Learn about taxes, budgeting, saving, borrowing, reducing debt, investing, and planning for retirement.

3.48m
Members

2.6m
Discussions

Manage cookies
v