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Can I claim my husband as a dependent on my W-4? He has been sick without income or disability for a couple of years.

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 No.  A spouse is never a dependent.   You still file as Married and file a Joint return even if  he doesn't have any income.  

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VolvoGirl is exactly right!  A truly Cadillac answer by VolvoGirl!

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