This interview will help you determine if your child is a qualifying child for the Child Tax Credit.
Information You'll Need
- Your filing status.
- Whether you can claim the child as a dependent.
- The child's date of birth.
The tool is designed for taxpayers that were U.S. citizens or resident aliens for the entire tax year for which they're inquiring. If married, the spouse must also have been a U.S. citizen or resident alien for the entire tax year. For information regarding nonresidents or dual-status aliens, please see International Taxpayers and Publication 519, U.S. Tax Guide for Aliens.
Please note that this topic doesn’t include information on tax relief for those affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma or Maria. For the latest updates, visit Hurricane Harvey or Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
Conclusions are based on information provided by you in response to the questions you answered. Answers do not constitute written advice in response to a specific written request of the taxpayer within the meaning of section 6404(f) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Estimated Completion Time: 10 minutes
Please Note: After 15 minutes of inactivity, you'll be forced to start over.
Caution: Using the "Back" button within the ITA tool could cause an application error.