Can one parent claim the child and the other get the earned income tax credit?

Answer Yes. The article "Earned Income Credit" published by the Department of Treasury explains that claiming children has an effect on the calculation of earned income tax credit, but it is not a require... Read More »

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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 »

How to Claim a Child Tax Credit in BC, Canada?

Parents in British Columbia living with children younger than 18 years old are eligible to receive the Canada Child Tax Benefit. This is a monthly payment made to parents to help them meet the fina... Read More »

Can you claim a child care tax credit if you pay your mother to watch your kids?

You can claim the child care tax credit if you paid your mother, she is not a dependent on your tax return and your kids were under age 12 so you could work or look for work. You will need to write... Read More »

When each parent has custody of one child but they both have joint legal custody is the other parent able to enroll the child in school if they end up coming to live with that parent?

joint custody is just given to make the other person who doesnt have all legal rights feel better, they don't have any real rights of the child, but theyt do get visitation rights. and if you went ... Read More »