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Hi, my name is Mark. I will be happy to help you with your questions. Unfortunately to be able to claim the child tax credit the child would need to be a dependent.
Here is information from the IRS regarding the child tax credit. https://www.irs.gov/uac/ten-facts-about-the-child-tax-credit
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I believe that the dependent care credit also has a dependent requirement. Give me a moment to verify this.
To qualify for the dependent care credit the individual would need to be a dependent. Below are the qualifications.
A qualifying individual for the child and dependent care credit is: