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I really enjoyed reading Dan Caplinger's recent Ultimate Guide to Tax Planning 2019. It was very informative. But I wanted to ask him (or anyone at the Fool who knows the answer to) a quick question about the Child Tax Credit and wasn't sure how to contact him directly.

After reading up more about it online, I think my one son qualifies me for it, but basically I wanted to know if I could get the credit even if we live abroad? It appears as long as my son has a SSN (which he does), it is OK, but I wanted to ask an expert about it (and I don't have a tax lawyer).

Thanks to anyone out there who might be able to answer my question, even if it's not Dan himself. I appreciate your time. Thanks in advance.

Sincerely,
Josh Norman
Kumamoto City, Japan
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