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Dependents gone tax wise for 2018 but

Jim-from-Ohio
Level 10

on the federal information worksheet, why is there dependent information to enter..even in the detail, i know child tax credits, education credits come into play but these children would technically be dependents, right?

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TAXOH
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I don't think dependents are gone, only the exemption for them.  That information would be needed to see if they qualify for EIC, etc and whether or not that dependent qualifies for the $2,000.00 child tax credit or the $500.00 credit for other dependents. 

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TAXOH
Level 11

I don't think dependents are gone, only the exemption for them.  That information would be needed to see if they qualify for EIC, etc and whether or not that dependent qualifies for the $2,000.00 child tax credit or the $500.00 credit for other dependents. 

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Jim-from-Ohio
Level 10
interesting. thank you.
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sjrcpa
Level 15
and  some states allow dependent exemptions.

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TAXOH
Level 11
Good point about the states.
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