Child Tax Credit - Under Age 17?

Per IRS Instructions for Form 1040, page 17:

Step 3: Does Your Qualifying Child Qualify You for the Child Tax Credit or Credit for Other Dependents?

Was the child under age 17 at the end of 2019?

No - You can claim the credit for other dependents for this child. Check the "credit for other dependents" box in column (4) of the Dependents section for this person.

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