i earned 12,000 dollars, file single,and have been supporting my niece since she

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    smith612posted 7 years ago

    i earned 12,000 dollars, file single,and have been supporting my niece since she was born jan...

    22,2010 she has lived with me and i have bought  formula,diapers,etc.i want to caim earned income credit.noone else is ,or can claim her ,i have her s.s. card that was issued by ss dept.dont i qualify without having to have legal gaurdianship

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    kimbrewaaposted 7 years ago

    yes. You can claim her as a dependent and file Head of Household instead of single.
    http://hubpages.com/hub/Individual-Inco … ndamentals

 
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