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SeanE1
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How does child support factor into the support test for head of household filing?

Court ordered support given to the child does count as support. This makes matters a little confusing when trying to determine which parent gets to claim the child as a dependent.  Please read the article in the Link below to answer any other questions that you may have.

http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/child-support-taxes-30263.html

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