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My son’s father and I don’t live together (never married). Our expenses are separate and we each pay for childcare. Why can’t we both claim our W10?

 
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My son’s father and I don’t live together (never married). Our expenses are separate and we each pay for childcare. Why can’t we both claim our W10?

the reason is that to get the credit the expenses must be paid so taxpayer can work.  since the child doesn't live with the father he just doesn't qualify.  

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