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Ex-spouse received child stimulus payment based upon 2019 dependency, not 2020 dependency

MarkBAOO
Level 1

My client claims her son every other year. She claims him in 2020, but her ex-spouse received the stimulus for him both times.  When I enter what she received in 2020, it wants to give her an extra $1100 for her son (because he's a dependent in 2020).  How do I report this correctly?  I don't believe she should be receiving $1100 also, but I'm not sure how to get the correct result using ProConnect Tax.

Thank you for your help.

 

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IRonMaN
Level 15

It is allowed.  Both parents get the cash based on that situation.

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