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How much do you have to make to take advantage of the child credit at tax time?

I was told that you only need a W2 but I was also told by someone else that you have to make a minimum of $1,500 to take advantage of it. By the way, I live in Indiana

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 7:39 PM on Aug. 6, 2009 in Money & Work

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  • http://www.irs.gov/newsroom/article/0,,id=106182,00.html

    There isn't a minimum that I can see.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 8:01 PM on Aug. 6, 2009

  • Call the IRS 1-800-829-1040 - Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. your local time (Alaska & Hawaii follow Pacific Time).
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 8:13 PM on Aug. 6, 2009

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