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  • A foster child can be claimed on your taxes as a dependent as long as she meets the other qualifications for being claimed as a dependent, which include being under 19 years old (or 24 if a full-time student), living with you for at least half of the year, and the child not providing more than half of her own support.

    Source:

    IRS: Publication 501

    Jackson Hewitt: Dependents

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