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caneliamccray
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My mother carries me as a dependent on her taxes because I am a college student. Could I amend my return to check the dependent box so she can file her taxes?

 
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MinhT
Expert Alumni

My mother carries me as a dependent on her taxes because I am a college student. Could I amend my return to check the dependent box so she can file her taxes?

Yes, you should amend your tax return to indicate that you can be claimed as a dependent (see attached screenshot).

Your mother should file her tax return by mail as she cannot e-file as long as your amended return is not processed by the IRS.

Please see the following TurboTax FAQ for instructions on how to amend your tax return in TurboTax.

https://ttlc.intuit.com/replies/3288565


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SweetieJean
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My mother carries me as a dependent on her taxes because I am a college student. Could I amend my return to check the dependent box so she can file her taxes?

It will take the IRS about 16 weeks to process your 1040X.
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