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Child Tax Credit

Question: Can I claim the child tax credit for a child who has an ITIN, rather than a social security number?

Answer:

Yes, you can claim the child tax credit for a child with an ITIN (individual tax identification number) if you otherwise qualify.

For information on an ITIN, refer to Social Security Numbers for Dependents in Publication 501, Exemptions, Standard Deduction, and Filing Information.

Additional Information:


Category: Child Care Credit, Other Credits
Subcategory: Child Tax Credit

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