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child tax credit in illinois?

I just attempted to file my taxes on my own and it said i was only gonna get just over 2,000 back. But i have one child. Shouldn't i get a 3,000 dollar tax credit back from him?

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mandar

Asked by mandar at 10:05 PM on Jan. 24, 2010 in Money & Work

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  • It's up to $3000. It is based on income. I always thought you got it no matter what, but if you haven't made $1K or more, then you don't get it. So, the credit is based on your income for the year, and it's up to $3K.
    TheDiva320

    Answer by TheDiva320 at 10:17 PM on Jan. 24, 2010

  • i didn't work alot of the year but i made just over 11,000
    mandar

    Answer by mandar at 10:22 PM on Jan. 24, 2010

  • call the IRS
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:55 AM on Jan. 25, 2010

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