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Can I claim my spouse as a disabled dependent if he has been on workman comp since 2012?

 
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DoninGA
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Can I claim my spouse as a disabled dependent if he has been on workman comp since 2012?

A spouse can never be claimed as a dependent.  When you are married you should be filing 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 spouse as a disabled dependent if he has been on workman comp since 2012?

A spouse can never be claimed as a dependent.  When you are married you should be filing 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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