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Can I claim my two brothers that are under the age and claim my mother and fianc? on income tax return I don't live with them but I help the

them with money like give them money and food but I don't live with them just my fianc? I just want too do the right thing

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In order for you to claim your brothers they had to have lived with you for at least 6 months out of the year. You can only claim your fiance if he made less than the exemption amount which is $3,700 this year and he had to live with you the entire year. Your mother doesn't have to live with you. You can claim her dependency if you provided more than 50% of her support.

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Best to talk to tax consultant but I doubt you can.

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No you can't. They don't live under your household. The only way you can claim someone on your taxes is if they live in your house. Even if you help them out from time to time. but you and your fianc? should file separately. you'll get more money back that way. once you get married though there are more things that you can claim and what not.

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You must provide the majority of their support, not just occasional loans. They must depend on you for housing, utilities, food, etc., to be considered your dependents. I assume they declare themselves as deductions on their own taxes. This would be their decision, not yours. Remember, the IRS has no sense of humor.

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