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tracy_belanger
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Can I legally claim my inlaws as dependents

can I legally claim my in laws ? I do not support them with money but I drive them everywhere they totally depend on me

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Vanessa
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Can I legally claim my inlaws as dependents

No, if you do not provide any financial support and they do not live with you-you cannot claim them as dependents. In order to claim your inlaws as dependents, you would have to provide more than 50% of their support. 

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Vanessa
Level 3

Can I legally claim my inlaws as dependents

No, if you do not provide any financial support and they do not live with you-you cannot claim them as dependents. In order to claim your inlaws as dependents, you would have to provide more than 50% of their support. 

 Click here for more information on claiming Parents As Dependents

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**Mark the post that answers your question by clicking on "Mark as Best Answer"
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