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Claimed my mother this year as my dependent she has been living with me for the lady few years can I go back and claim her for those years too

 
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Claimed my mother this year as my dependent she has been living with me for the lady few years can I go back and claim her for those years too

Yes. You may file amended returns for 3 years back.  2015 must be filed by April 15, 2019.

See dependent rules at 

https://turbotax.intuit.com/tax-tools/tax-tips/Family/Rules-for-Claiming-a-Dependent-on-Your-Tax-Ret...

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Claimed my mother this year as my dependent she has been living with me for the lady few years can I go back and claim her for those years too

Yes. You may file amended returns for 3 years back.  2015 must be filed by April 15, 2019.

See dependent rules at 

https://turbotax.intuit.com/tax-tools/tax-tips/Family/Rules-for-Claiming-a-Dependent-on-Your-Tax-Ret...

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Claimed my mother this year as my dependent she has been living with me for the lady few years can I go back and claim her for those years too

on a separate file or on the same one which is in process
Level 15

Claimed my mother this year as my dependent she has been living with me for the lady few years can I go back and claim her for those years too

Each year is a separate filing. You do not include anything about years 2015-17 on your 2018 tax return filing.

How to amend <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/1894381-how-to-amend-change-or-correct-a-return-you-already-filed"...>

You will file a separate amended return for each of the years 2015, 2016 and 2017.
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