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Earned Income Credit and Child Credit when parents are divorced.

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Earned Income Credit and Child Credit when parents are divorced.  The parents (never married) have a court agreement to alternate years for dependent exemption, but child sleeps more than half of the nights at mother's house every year.  Am I correct that the child qualifies mom for HoH and the EIC every year, but the child credit alternates between the parents?  If so, what do I do in ProSeries to indicate she gets HOH and EIC this year but not the child credit?  I don't see how to indicate only two of the three tax benefits.

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Good news, I just tried the one combination I had not yet tried, and it worked.  I enter the child's information in the Dependent Section, indicating child lived more than 6 months with mother.  I made the Qualfied child/dep care code Q (not a dependent but is a qualifying person for earned income credit and/or the credit for child and dependent care expenses).  I entered name and social security number in Part II Federal Filing Status for Head of Household.  This question has been answered!

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Good news, I just tried the one combination I had not yet tried, and it worked.  I enter the child's information in the Dependent Section, indicating child lived more than 6 months with mother.  I made the Qualfied child/dep care code Q (not a dependent but is a qualifying person for earned income credit and/or the credit for child and dependent care expenses).  I entered name and social security number in Part II Federal Filing Status for Head of Household.  This question has been answered!

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