Why can’t I claim the Credit for Other Dependents (“Family Tax Credit”)?
Some common reason taxpayers can’t claim the Credit for Other Dependents are:
- Your child no longer qualifies as your dependent.
- Your child or dependent provided more than half of their financial support in 2018.
- Your child or dependent didn’t live with you for the time period requirements 2018.
- Your dependent had more than $4,150 of gross income in 2018.
You can review more information about the requirements for claiming the Credit for Other Dependents.