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Earned Income Tax Credit
Top Frequently Asked Questions for Earned Income Tax Credit
- My child was born and only lived 40 minutes. Can this child be my qualifying child for the earned income credit and the child tax credit?
- If the noncustodial parent receives permission from the custodial parent to claim a child on his or her tax return, is the noncustodial parent eligible for the earned income credit?
- Must I be entitled to claim a child as a dependent to claim the earned income credit based on the child being my qualifying child?
- If both parents who were never married want to claim the earned income credit, which parent is entitled to claim the credit?
- Is child support considered earned income when calculating the earned income credit?
- Can I claim the earned income credit on Form 1040EZ?