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averyroan
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Why didn't I get the federal credit this year like I did last year of $1000? I still get to claim my son thats 17 and a student. Shouldnt that be an auto matic $1000?

 
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SweetieJean
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Why didn't I get the federal credit this year like I did last year of $1000? I still get to claim my son thats 17 and a student. Shouldnt that be an auto matic $1000?

No, The Child Tax Credit goes away the year the child turns 17.

But you can still claim him as a dependent.

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SweetieJean
Level 15

Why didn't I get the federal credit this year like I did last year of $1000? I still get to claim my son thats 17 and a student. Shouldnt that be an auto matic $1000?

No, The Child Tax Credit goes away the year the child turns 17.

But you can still claim him as a dependent.

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