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Yes, a noncustodial parent may claim the child tax credit for his or her child if he or she is allowed to claim the child as a dependent and otherwise qualifies to claim the child tax credit.

A noncustodial parent must also attach to his or her return a Form 8332, Release/Revocation of Release of Claim to Exemption for Child by Custodial Parent, or a substantially similar statement, signed by the custodial parent to claim the child as a dependent.

See the Instructions for Schedule 8812 (Form 1040), Credit for Qualifying Children and Other Dependents for more information.

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Yes, you may claim the child tax credit (CTC)/additional child tax credit (ACTC)/refundable child tax credit (RCTC)/nonrefundable child tax credit (NCTC) or credit for other dependents (ODC) as well as the child and dependent care credit on your return, if you qualify for those credits.

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No, you may not claim the child tax credit for a child with an ITIN. The child must have an SSN to be a qualifying child eligible for the child tax credit (CTC), additional child tax credit (ACTC), refundable child tax credit (RCTC) or the nonrefundable child tax credit (NCTC).

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