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I support my my father while active duty military, do i count that as living with a dependent?

 
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I support my my father while active duty military, do i count that as living with a dependent?

No, you don't count your father as living with you if in fact he has not lived with you.  However, if you provided more than half of your father's entire support and if your father's gross income is less then $4050, you can still claim him as your dependent.  

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I support my my father while active duty military, do i count that as living with a dependent?

No, you don't count your father as living with you if in fact he has not lived with you.  However, if you provided more than half of your father's entire support and if your father's gross income is less then $4050, you can still claim him as your dependent.