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whodatchik18
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Does the non-custodial parent need a child's ssn in order to file? Even though he cannot claim that child as a dependent?

 
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DoninGA
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Does the non-custodial parent need a child's ssn in order to file? Even though he cannot claim that child as a dependent?

If you are the non-custodial parent and are not claiming the child's personal exemption on your tax return, the child should not be listed as a dependent in the My Info section of the program.  Delete the child as a dependent if shown.

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DoninGA
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Does the non-custodial parent need a child's ssn in order to file? Even though he cannot claim that child as a dependent?

If you are the non-custodial parent and are not claiming the child's personal exemption on your tax return, the child should not be listed as a dependent in the My Info section of the program.  Delete the child as a dependent if shown.

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