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smithstephanie78
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Can I claim my other half being that he's out of work and I take care of him?

CAN I CLAIM MY OTHER HALF BEING THAT HE'S OUT OF WORK AND I TAKE CARE OF HIM?
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DoninGA
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Can I claim my other half being that he's out of work and I take care of him?

You cannot claim a spouse as a dependent.  You should be filing your tax return as Married Filing Jointly even if one spouse has little or no income.  You receive the highest standard deduction of $12,700 and you each receive a personal exemption of $4,050

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DoninGA
Level 15

Can I claim my other half being that he's out of work and I take care of him?

You cannot claim a spouse as a dependent.  You should be filing your tax return as Married Filing Jointly even if one spouse has little or no income.  You receive the highest standard deduction of $12,700 and you each receive a personal exemption of $4,050

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