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Why isn't my college daughter a dependent, we pay her tuition, rent, car, car insurance and medical?

 
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KrisD
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Why isn't my college daughter a dependent, we pay her tuition, rent, car, car insurance and medical?

It sounds like she should be your dependent.

Please check how you reported her time living at home.

Being at school still counts as living at home for tax purposes.

Please click the links below for more information.

CLICK HERE for TurboTax help on Rules for Claiming a Dependent on Your Tax Return

CLICK HERE for answers about claiming a student as your dependent

CLICK HERE for Tricky Dependent Situations




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KrisD
Intuit Alumni

Why isn't my college daughter a dependent, we pay her tuition, rent, car, car insurance and medical?

It sounds like she should be your dependent.

Please check how you reported her time living at home.

Being at school still counts as living at home for tax purposes.

Please click the links below for more information.

CLICK HERE for TurboTax help on Rules for Claiming a Dependent on Your Tax Return

CLICK HERE for answers about claiming a student as your dependent

CLICK HERE for Tricky Dependent Situations




Why isn't my college daughter a dependent, we pay her tuition, rent, car, car insurance and medical?

Please use this IRS guided tool to determine your qualification status.
https://www.irs.gov/uac/who-can-i-claim-as-a-dependent




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