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elsiehassell
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In determining whether my sister can be claimed as my dependent, is here social security counted as income since it is not taxable?

 
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fanfare
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In determining whether my sister can be claimed as my dependent, is here social security counted as income since it is not taxable?

see IRS Pub 501 for who can be a dependent on your tax return based on their income and circumstances.

VolvoGirl
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In determining whether my sister can be claimed as my dependent, is here social security counted as income since it is not taxable?

No Social Security does not count towards income.  

 

See IRS Publication 501 starting on page 10 bottom Dependents

https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p501.pdf

 

 

Who can I claim as a dependent?

https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/credits-and-deductions/help/who-can-i-claim-as-my-dependent/00/267...

 

 

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