Note that proof of age and residency is required for all the tax credit programs. That checklist can be found at the link below.  

Is your child your own child, a stepchild, or a foster child placed with you by a court or authorized agency? Or is the person your brother, sister, stepbrother or stepsister or their descendants?

[ ] Yes [ ] No

Did your child or other qualifying relative provide more than half of his or her own financial support during the tax year?

[ ] Yes [ ] No

Did you pay more than one half the cost of a home for your child or qualifying relative for more than 6 months?


[ ] Yes [ ] No


If you are claiming a disabled child, provide proof of the disability with one of these documents:

  • Doctor statement

  • Other health care provider statement

  • Social services agency or program statement


If you are self-employed, provide proof of business ownership with one of these documents:

  • Business license

  • 1099MISC forms

  • Records of gross receipts

  • Income summary

  • Expense summary

  • Bank statements