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hdriderdude
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We are grandparents with legal custody of our grandchild. Should we fill out the turbo tax forms as "parent" of the child?

We are grandparents with legal custody of our grandchild. Should we fill out the turbo tax forms as "parent" of the child?  Seems like there is no option in the software to cover our exact custody situation.

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xmasbaby0
Level 15

We are grandparents with legal custody of our grandchild. Should we fill out the turbo tax forms as "parent" of the child?

To claim a grandchild as your dependent

When you enter the child’s name in Personal Info, you will be asked “What’s your relationship to  [child’s name]?”  

           Choose “another person”

            a drop down menu will appear that lets you choose grandchild

**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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xmasbaby0
Level 15

We are grandparents with legal custody of our grandchild. Should we fill out the turbo tax forms as "parent" of the child?

To claim a grandchild as your dependent

When you enter the child’s name in Personal Info, you will be asked “What’s your relationship to  [child’s name]?”  

           Choose “another person”

            a drop down menu will appear that lets you choose grandchild

**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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