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I did not work at all but I have 3 adopted children who I receive

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I did not work at all but I have 3 adopted children who I receive adoption support for which is tax free. Would it benefit me to file a return.
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Janice,

 

Did you have any income? If so, what type?

 

When did you adopt the children?

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Customer reply replied 7 years ago
I had no income of my own just the adoption support of my children and I adopted them in July 2008
Tax Professional: TaxMomNJ, Senior Tax Advisor replied 7 years ago

If you have no income at all, there will be no benefit of claiming the children. In order to collect the child-related tax benefits (earned income credit, additional child tax credit), you must have earned income.

 

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