Cannot undue eligible dependant claimed by, under dependant information

Need to add daughter under child care expenses, but cannot due to the eligible dependant dot that cannot be changed under dependant information

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  1. Click the Deductions Tab
  2. Continue through the screens until you reach the “Claims for Dependants” section.
  3. Select “Yes” to the question that says “Do you want to review any of the following dependant credits?”.
  4. You will then be shown a box with a list of the dependants that you entered into the program.
  5. Click on the option to “Enter dependant credits”.  (Note: If you are in TurboTax desktop you will be prompted to select a dependant.)
  6. The next screen lists the dependant credits. Make sure that the “Amount for an eligible dependant” is CHECKED. Click Continue. Simply removing the check box will not remove the claim.
  7. The next screen will ask the question “Do you wish to make the claim for the amount for an eligible dependant (formly the “Equivalent-to-spouse amount”)”. Ensure that the answer selected is NO.
  8. Click continue to save the selection.
  9. This will remove eligible dependant claim on your income tax return.
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