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can i claim qualifying widower and not claim other dependents

 
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Level 15

can i claim qualifying widower and not claim other dependents

You must have a person you claim on your tax return to qualify to file as a qualifying widower.

 

Qualifying Widow (or Qualifying Widower) is a filing status that allows you to retain the benefits of the Married Filing Jointly status for two years after the year of your spouse's death. You must have a dependent child in order to file as a Qualifying Widow or Widower.

Level 12

can i claim qualifying widower and not claim other dependents

No.  Qualifying Widow (or Qualifying Widower) is a filing status that allows you to retain the benefits of the Married Filing Jointly status for two years after the year of your spouse's death. You must have a dependent child in order to file as a Qualifying Widow or Widower

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