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How many children can you claim on taxes?

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Acutally, people saying you can claim two are incorrect. You can only claim 2 for the earned income credit (EIC), but for the child tax credit there isn't a limit so long as the credit doesn't exceed your tax liability.
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Can you claim your children on your taxes if you do not have legal custody of them?

You have to check the specifics of the custody/divorce agreements if there is one and the IRS tax code. It is possible that you would be entitlted to claim them as dependants.

Can your boyfriend claim your children on his taxes?

Maybe. Read the "Qualifying Relative" section at the attached link to IRS Pub. 501 to determine whether your boyfriend can claim a dependency exemption for your children. 

Can a non custodial parent claim children on income taxes?

This could be possible when all of the rules are met for this purpose. You as the non-custodial parent would only be able to claim the children if the custodial parent relea

Can you claim your children on taxes if you earned unemployment?

Unemployment income does not effect your dependents and your  ability to claim them on your return. As long as you meet the other  requirement to claim your children then yo

Who claims my children on taxes when there was no custody agreement until this year?

It is not the custody agreement that determines who is qualified to claim the children as a qualified child dependents on a income tax return. Go to the IRS gov web site and u