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happyinwm
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We just got 3rd party custody of our grandchild and was wondering if we can claim her on our taxes

 
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SweetieJean
Level 15

We just got 3rd party custody of our grandchild and was wondering if we can claim her on our taxes

"just got" Exactly when? and where did she live previously?
happyinwm
New Member

We just got 3rd party custody of our grandchild and was wondering if we can claim her on our taxes

we just got the legal papers this year but she has been with us off and on last year
SweetieJean
Level 15

We just got 3rd party custody of our grandchild and was wondering if we can claim her on our taxes

How many nights did she stay with you in 2017? Were her parents there as well?
viktoriyab11
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We just got 3rd party custody of our grandchild and was wondering if we can claim her on our taxes

Yes, you can claim your grandchild on your tax return if all dependency rules applied. 

Who can I claim as my dependent?

Please, follow this link for more information about the Tie-Breaker Rules https://ttlc.intuit.com/replies/6489993

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