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jm_torres86
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If my child didn't live with me the whole year do I still put them on my taxes but then put down they lived with me 0 months or do I say I don't support anyone

 
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Phillip1
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If my child didn't live with me the whole year do I still put them on my taxes but then put down they lived with me 0 months or do I say I don't support anyone

If there is an agreement between you and the other parent (with a signed Form 8332) that allows you to claim your child as a dependent, you should enter them in your return. In this case do the following:

  • Enter their personal information in the Personal Info section.
  • Mark that the lived with you for less than 6 months (0 months).
  • Continue to the screen that asks if there is a "custody agreement".
    • Answer yes, there is a custody agreement.
    • Answer no, the other parent will not claim them as a dependent.

If there is no agreement (no Form 8332) you should not enter your child's information on your return.

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