My ex claimed our child on his taxes: What can I do?

Just a quick question. My ex claimed our baby on his taxes, so I got rejected when I went to file my taxes. Our baby has been living with me since we separated. I have been only one taking care of her . Buying clothes, daycare expenses, birthdays, and holiday celebrations have been my sole responsibility. The judge gave me full custody, and he got parenting time and had to pay child support. The court order also said I should be the one to claim her. I mailed my information to IRS with all the supporting documents, but I have not heard from them yet. What should I do?

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It will take a while

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Wait because it takes awhile and he will end up having to pay the money back

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File a police report then contact the IRS

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I just dealt with the same thing all you do is mail everything in. It takes around 6 weeks to hear anything. So you will just have to wait it out unfortunately.

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It takes a while. Sit back and wait. He will have to pay the money back

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If hes not had her 6 months out of the year he cant file the child. He needs to amend his taxes.

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I’d be on the phone everyday till they got it figured out if he ain’t got them back yet they can put a hold on his taxes

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Wait it out girl. He will most likely be red flagged after they read the court documents and then I think you should be able to claim her after it’s all sorted out

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As soon as they receive it, they will see your documents and see that he has none, you will get your return and he will have to pay everything he receives back

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All you can do is sit and wait or keep calling for updates :woman_shrugging:

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If you’ve already sent documentation to IRS you just have to wait. He’ll be forced to pay back the money he wasnt suppose to get once it gets sorted out.

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It will take a while but he will get into trouble and u will get ur money…u did the right thing sending the IRS proof

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There is nothing else to do the IRS will reimburse you ,then he will get penalized for seven yrs

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You should still be able to claim and file the taxes. The IRS will do investigation and if you had right to claim than you shouldn’t need to do anything further. I had the same situation a few years ago and got a letter from IRS stating someone else had claimed my son and if I was rightfully able to claim him than I wouldn’t need to do anything further.

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It takes month or 2 just had same issue and now dads in deep shit with irs

Do you have your ex’s social? Call the irs and report tax fraud

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it will take up to six weeks for you to hear anything back just keep checking in on it periodically but you will get your money and he will get fined by the IRS and have to pay back the money

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I dont think he can but you can

Report him to the IRS

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