topic I received my tax refund but I want to claim my parent whom I have taken care of for the past 1.5 years. How can I go about requesting that credit? in Deductions & credits https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/i-received-my-tax-refund-but-i-want-to-claim-my-parent-whom-i-have-taken-care-of-for-the-past-1-5/01/653425#M85453 Thu, 06 Jun 2019 08:58:51 GMT kat2bnurse 2019-06-06T08:58:51Z I received my tax refund but I want to claim my parent whom I have taken care of for the past 1.5 years. How can I go about requesting that credit? https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/i-received-my-tax-refund-but-i-want-to-claim-my-parent-whom-i-have-taken-care-of-for-the-past-1-5/01/653425#M85453 Thu, 06 Jun 2019 08:58:51 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/i-received-my-tax-refund-but-i-want-to-claim-my-parent-whom-i-have-taken-care-of-for-the-past-1-5/01/653425#M85453 kat2bnurse 2019-06-06T08:58:51Z First, to determine if you can take your parent as an exe... https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/first-to-determine-if-you-can-take-your-parent-as-an-exe/01/653431#M85454 <P>First, to determine if you can take your parent as an exemption, use this tool from the IRS:</P><DIV> <P><A href="https://www.irs.gov/uac/who-can-i-claim-as-a-dependent" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IRS Dependency Questions</A>&nbsp;</P> </DIV><P><B></B><I></I><U></U>If you can claim your parent, then follow these instructions to amend your 2016 return:</P><DIV> <P>If you have already filed your return,<B> first </B>print out a copy of your original return for your records.&nbsp;&nbsp;</P> </DIV><DIV> <P>Then go into Turbo Tax and click<B> Amend (change) a filed and accepted return </B>under<B> Manage Your Return.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</B>&nbsp;</P> </DIV><DIV> <P>It's zeroed out (which is why you need to keep a copy of your original return).&nbsp; You can then change the number of dependents to include your parent.</P> </DIV><DIV> <P><A href="https://www.irs.gov/uac/where-to-file-addresses-for-taxpayers-and-tax-professionals-filing-form-1040x" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Addresses to Mail Amendments To</A>&nbsp;&nbsp;</P> </DIV><DIV> <P>You need to wait till your return is accepted by the IRS before you amend.&nbsp;&nbsp;</P> </DIV><DIV> <P>You mail the 1040X along with any schedules that changed as a result of the amendment (except the 1040).&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</P> </DIV><P> <B></B> <I></I> <U></U> <BR /> </P> Thu, 06 Jun 2019 08:58:53 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/first-to-determine-if-you-can-take-your-parent-as-an-exe/01/653431#M85454 CherylW 2019-06-06T08:58:53Z
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