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I have custody of our children. Can I claim the child as a dependent?

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Yes, you can claim the child as a dependent. However, you need to have proper communication with the other parent to make sure that they’re not doing the same thing as well, because if that happens, then you’ll have other tax related consequences that you will need to hire a CPA for or a tax attorney for, but yes you can claim the child on your tax returns.

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