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If my boyfriend claims my 3 kids and we live in the same house hold, also he claimed them last year. Can he get the earned income for child tax?

 
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If my boyfriend claims my 3 kids and we live in the same house hold, also he claimed them last year. Can he get the earned income for child tax?

"my three kids?"  If your BF is not the bio-dad he cannot claim EIC for the children.  All he can get for claiming them would be the $500 credit for other dependents if all of you lived together for the whole year.
CREDIT FOR OTHER DEPENDENTS
https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/4499708-what-is-the-500-credit-for-other-dependents-family-tax-cre...
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If my boyfriend claims my 3 kids and we live in the same house hold, also he claimed them last year. Can he get the earned income for child tax?

"my three kids?"  If your BF is not the bio-dad he cannot claim EIC for the children.  All he can get for claiming them would be the $500 credit for other dependents if all of you lived together for the whole year.
CREDIT FOR OTHER DEPENDENTS
https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/4499708-what-is-the-500-credit-for-other-dependents-family-tax-cre...
**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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