ASL: Child Tax Credit and Credit for Other Dependents (Captions & Audio)


hi I’m Maria and I work for the IRS many
parents claim the child tax credit to help with the cost of raising children the credit can be $2,000 per qualifying
child this credit applies if the child is younger than 17 at the end of the tax
year you claim the child as a dependent and the child lived with you for more
than half the year be sure to have an eligible social security number for each
qualifying child before you file your tax return you could get up to fourteen
hundred dollars as a refund for each qualifying child even if you don’t hold
any tax if you can’t claim your dependent for this credit you may
qualify for the credit for other dependents for this credit you may be
able to claim qualifying children who do not have the required social security
number or a qualifying relative such as a child 17 or older or parents or other
relatives that you support you could reduce your tax bill up to $500 for
qualifying person to find out more and to see if you’re
eligible for these tax credits check out publication 972 which you can
find at irs.gov p ub 972 or use the IRS Interactive tax
assistant at irs.gov I team eight

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