How to Claim Foster Children on Taxes?

Answer 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 »

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Can i claim my foster child on my taxes?

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 »

Can I deduct foster children on my taxes?

Any foster child can be deducted as a dependent if they satisfy certain criteria for being a "qualifying child." The IRS looks to the age of the foster child at the end of the filing year. Accordi... 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 »

Who Can Claim Children As Dependents on Federal Taxes?

Federal tax rules stipulate six tests that must be met in order to claim a child as your dependent on your income tax Form 1040, according to Publication 17 posted on the website. Each depe... Read More »