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ashlee_belden92
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My husband is not the father of my 3 year old. So I was told I had to file separately to claim him. Is this true?

 
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jerry2000
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My husband is not the father of my 3 year old. So I was told I had to file separately to claim him. Is this true?

No, that is not true. When you file jointly, you can claim any children that either of you have.

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jerry2000
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My husband is not the father of my 3 year old. So I was told I had to file separately to claim him. Is this true?

No, that is not true. When you file jointly, you can claim any children that either of you have.

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ashlee_belden92
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My husband is not the father of my 3 year old. So I was told I had to file separately to claim him. Is this true?

Even on years that his father can claim "half of him"?
jerry2000
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My husband is not the father of my 3 year old. So I was told I had to file separately to claim him. Is this true?

There is no such thing as claiming "half of him" what exactly do you think that is?
ashlee_belden92
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My husband is not the father of my 3 year old. So I was told I had to file separately to claim him. Is this true?

Every odd year he gets to claim the 3 year old on his taxes but since i am primary guardian and have him more than 6 months out of the year, I get the child tax income credit or whatever it's called and he just gets to claim his as a dependent. It was part of the parenting plan apparently. 😕
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