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bobbyb421
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My son will turn 17 in Dec 2017, how will that affect next years return?

 
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Texas Roger
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My son will turn 17 in Dec 2017, how will that affect next years return?

If you have been claiming the dependency exemption and been getting the $1000 child tax credit, you will lose that for 2017 since it is for dependents under age 17. Nothing else will change.

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Texas Roger
Level 15

My son will turn 17 in Dec 2017, how will that affect next years return?

If you have been claiming the dependency exemption and been getting the $1000 child tax credit, you will lose that for 2017 since it is for dependents under age 17. Nothing else will change.
bobbyb421
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My son will turn 17 in Dec 2017, how will that affect next years return?

Please excuse me, but I am a tax dummy, so does that mean my return will be $1000 less?
Texas Roger
Level 15

My son will turn 17 in Dec 2017, how will that affect next years return?

Yes your refund may be $1000 less.
Texas Roger
Level 15

My son will turn 17 in Dec 2017, how will that affect next years return?

Yes your refund may be $1000 less.
bobbyb421
New Member

My son will turn 17 in Dec 2017, how will that affect next years return?

Thank you
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