Why Claim Someone as a Dependent? If you have a family, you need to know
how the IRS defines “dependents” for income tax purposes. Why? Because it ...
Claiming a dependent gives you chances at several valuable tax breaks. But who
can ... First and foremost, a dependent is someone you support. And support is ...
Individuals who rely on you for support and reside in your house generally qualify
for dependent tax exemptions. However, there are situations when a child's ...
This interview will help you determine who you can claim as a dependent. ... If no
person supplied more than half of the potential dependent's support, the terms ...
If someone qualifies as your dependent, you are entitled to claim them on your
tax return unless you or your spouse qualify as a dependent for another person.
If someone is your Qualifying Relative, then you can claim them as a dependent
on your tax return. Despite the name, a Qualifying Relative does not necessarily ...
Jan 28, 2014 ... Here are some rules to help you decide when claiming dependents is ... they may
be able to be claimed as a dependent on your taxes. DON'T ...
Tiebreaker rules apply if it is determined that the child can be a qualifying
dependent for more than one person. In that case, you must be entitled to claim
Jan 23, 2016 ... Yet many people don't know whether they can claim a given person as a
dependent for tax purposes. Below, we'll take a closer look at this ...
If you provide more than half the support for anyone and you haven't claimed the
person as a dependent in the past, make sure you read and understand these ...