Can a child claim himself on the 1040EZ?

Answer According to the IRS, the requirement to file a return depends on the amount the dependent earned during the previous year. Also significant is whether the income was derived from earned or unearne... Read More »

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After a child is legally adopted by his stepfather can a biological father claim any rights to the child?

If you live in the US... Being pregnant/having a child does not emancipate a minor. Therefore, you are still subject to your parents control and authority. However, as a parent yourself you have pa... Read More »

Can I claim my child as a dependent if I pay child support?

In order to claim a child as a dependent you must have provided more than half of the support for that child during the tax year, according to Only one parent, typically the custod... Read More »

Can a step father claim a child on there taxes if the real father is paying child support?

According to the IRS, the only person who can claim a child as a dependent on a tax return is a relative (to include step parents, foster parents, etc) who provided custodial support for the child ... Read More »

Can one parent of the two sharing custody of a minor child legally keep the child from the other parent pending a DSS claim?

Answer That would depend on why social services is investigating. If it is neglect, abuse or something of that nature suspected on the part of the other parent. Then you probably could justify not ... Read More »