What Happens If Two People Claim the Same Child?

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If two people claim the same child on their taxes, the IRS will need paperwork to find out which person is eligible to claim the child. The IRS will audit both tax returns. The tax return may be denied if filed electronically, and you will need to mail documentation.
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If you try to electronically file your return, but your child's other parent has already claimed your child as a dependent, your return won't go through. The IRS computer isn't able
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The IRS won't process either return until the problem is resolved.and you'll both be answering questions for a while.
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Honestly it comes down to who files first. One year I filed first and once it was processed it wouldn't let my ex file for our son. We were in the same situation and divorced in the
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Your tax return may be rejected by the IRS or you may be audited.
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