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can you get earned income credit for a sixteen year old my

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can you get earned income credit for a sixteen year old my only dependent
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Merlo replied 8 years ago.

As long as your child is under the age of 19 or under the age of 24 and a full time student, you may still use her as your qualifying child for purposes of claiming the EIC.

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