Can I claim my child as a dependent and his other parent claim EIC?

Can I claim my child as a dependent and his other parent claim EIC?

No, it is not true. You can and should claim the EIC. Only the parent who has “primary residence” of the children may claim them as qualifying children for EIC eligibility. This is true even if your ex-spouse pays child support and claims the children as dependents.

When you have 50/50 custody who claims the child on taxes?

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If your shared custody arrangement actually is an exact 50/50 split of parenting time, the IRS gives the deduction to the parent with the highest adjusted gross income.

Which parent has legal right to claim child on taxes?

Single parents with primary custody can claim the amount for an eligible dependant (sometimes called equivalent to spouse) for one child.Jun 6, 2017

Can I move with my child if there is no custody agreement?

If you have never been married to the father and there is no court order about custody, then you can move out and take your child with you. You do not need court permission to move out with your child. But the father can file a paternity case at any time, and then try to get custody and parenting time or visitation.

How far away can I move from my child’s father?

There is no set geographical distance dictating exactly how far away you can move with your child, but but if that distance is deemed to significantly affect the other parent’s ability to have a meaningful relationship with the child, then the court will need to establish if the move is in the child’s best interests.