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My son was born 3 months ago, why does it say his birth date does not look right?

 
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My son was born 3 months ago, why does it say his birth date does not look right?

Because you're filing a 2017 return.

Your child was not born during the 2017 tax year so you shouldn't include him as a dependant for your 2017 return. When it comes time to prepare your 2018 return next spring, that's when he'll "officially" be your dependant for tax purposes.

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