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Author: klong Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 121061  
Subject: earned income credit Date: 2/16/2000 5:55 AM
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Can you use a child for EIC when that child is the exemption for the other parent?
My daughter makes $20,000 and has two children but only one is her exemption.
The father of the non-exemption child only pays $2000 child support and is only allowed the exemption if he is Up To Date on support. CSEA says he is up to date this year. I can see not using her as an exemption but the child lives with her mother 12 months out of the year and child care credit is allowed for her. Help I am confused.
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