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jyinlex
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my grandson's girl friend has been living with us and I have been supporting her can I take her as a deduction?

 

Jack

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DoninGA
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If she meets all the requirements under the Qualifying Relative rules for a non-relative dependent then you should be able to claim her on your tax return.

 

To be a Qualifying Relative -

1. The person cannot be your qualifying child or the qualifying child of any other taxpayer. A child is not the qualifying child of any other taxpayer if the child's parent (or any other person for whom the child is defined as a qualifying child) is not required to file an income tax return or files an income tax return only to get a refund on income tax withheld.
2. The person either (a) must be related to you or (b) must live with you all year as a member of your household.
3. The person's gross income for the year must be less than $4,200 (social security does not count) in 2019
4. You must provide more than half of the person's total support for the year.
5. The person must be a U.S. citizen or a U.S., Canada, or Mexico resident for some part of the year.
6. The person must not file a joint return with their spouse.

jyinlex
New Member

deduction

yes

Thank you

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