Can i claim my foster child on my taxes?

Answer A foster child can be claimed on your taxes as a dependent as long as she meets the other qualifications for being claimed as a dependent, which include being under 19 years old (or 24 if a full-ti... Read More »

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How to Claim Foster Children on Taxes?

It costs a lot to care for a child. According to a recent survey from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the costs of rearing a child from infancy to age 18 can top $200,000. And foster children a... Read More »

You are a foster parent you are in Michigan a foster parent support group looking for a adult foster child to come and share their story with about 200 other children and foster parents.please help us?

Your question is unclear to me. However, I will let you know about me.I was a foster child, along with my 4 siblings, as our mother died when i was 3. I/we were raised in foster homes until we each... Read More »

Can i claim my child if he files his own taxes?

Yes, you are still allowed to claim a child as your dependent even if he files his own taxes. However, he cannot claim a personal exemption for himself on his tax return if you claim him as a depen... Read More »

Who gets to claim a child on their taxes?

The parent that provides more than 50 percent of the child's support during the tax year--who is typically the custodial parent--gets to claim the child as a tax deduction. A non-custodial parent p... Read More »