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mulhollandsheila
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I have legal guardianship of 2 of my grandchildren but there is not an option for "Guardian" only foster or adopted. Do i just put as my child?

I have filed them as dependents for the past 3 years with H&R Block and it had the option for grandchild and or Guardian
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xmasbaby0
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I have legal guardianship of 2 of my grandchildren but there is not an option for "Guardian" only foster or adopted. Do i just put as my child?

To claim a grandchild as your dependent

When you enter the child’s name in Personal Info, you will be asked “What’s your relationship to  [child’s name]?”  

           Choose “another person”

            a drop down menu will appear that lets you choose grandchild

**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.**

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xmasbaby0
Level 15

I have legal guardianship of 2 of my grandchildren but there is not an option for "Guardian" only foster or adopted. Do i just put as my child?

To claim a grandchild as your dependent

When you enter the child’s name in Personal Info, you will be asked “What’s your relationship to  [child’s name]?”  

           Choose “another person”

            a drop down menu will appear that lets you choose grandchild

**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.**
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