Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

Did you have a baby in 2008???

If so, you could still be entitled to the stimulus package from LAST YEAR! I just heard that you can claim it as a deduction on your taxable income on your 2008 tax return if you had a baby during 2008 and were not elligible for a higher amount because your baby wasn't born yet at the time! Did you already know about this? Are you as excited as I am?

 
beckcorc

Asked by beckcorc at 10:10 AM on Jan. 24, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

Level 19 (6,591 Credits)
This question is closed.
Answers (8)
  • I did! I had Keira in August of 2008. I didn't know about that stimulus though! Thank you for letting us know! That's great!
    xxsweetpeaxx68

    Answer by xxsweetpeaxx68 at 11:52 AM on Jan. 24, 2009

  • i knew this, plus we filed long form for the first time and will be getting almost 4k back this year... that is our vacation money for 2010... we will be taking the boy to disneyworld...
    sweetscrappin

    Answer by sweetscrappin at 10:15 AM on Jan. 24, 2009

  • wait! how do i do that?
    GigantaursMommy

    Answer by GigantaursMommy at 10:35 AM on Jan. 24, 2009

  • whoa! i already got my taxes done! they didnt tell me about that
    Kennadismom

    Answer by Kennadismom at 10:50 AM on Jan. 24, 2009

  • hmm..i gotta look into that!
    okmanders

    Answer by okmanders at 11:11 AM on Jan. 24, 2009

  • http://www.irs.gov/newsroom/article/0,,id=186065,00.html
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:39 PM on Jan. 24, 2009

  • Are you talking about the stimulus check we received. If so wast that based off of 2007 taxes?
    leeh5

    Answer by leeh5 at 1:24 PM on Jan. 24, 2009

  • Yes I knew about this and we are putting that into our baby's college fund and thanks to our bundle of joy we are getting 5k back and putting it all towards bills!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:31 AM on Jan. 25, 2009

close Cafemom Join now to connect to other members! Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN