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How can I adjust the child tax credit? Credit is $500 when it should be $2000. Married filing joint couple with one child, age 14 with a social security card?

Debb
Level 1
AGI is $240k
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RollTide68
Level 8

You will need to figure out why you aren't getting the full amount before you go trying to adjust the credit.

Is there enough of a tax liability to take the full $2000?

Does the child have a valid SSN for work?

Is the information worksheet information entered correctly?  Are you using Code L (dependent child)?  Is the NOT qual for child tax credit check box "X"'d or empty?

We will need a little more info to help diagnose the problem.

BobKamman
Level 15

Do you have the child's birthdate entered correctly?