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Dual US/Canadian citizen. Moved to US in Aug 2016 for education. Parents are Canadian, claim me as dependent on their side. Do I file US taxes as single or dependent?

 
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LinaJ2018
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Dual US/Canadian citizen. Moved to US in Aug 2016 for education. Parents are Canadian, claim me as dependent on their side. Do I file US taxes as single or dependent?

You will file single if not married on December 31, 2016. What your parents claim on their Canadian return is independent from your filing on the US return.  

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LinaJ2018
Intuit Alumni

Dual US/Canadian citizen. Moved to US in Aug 2016 for education. Parents are Canadian, claim me as dependent on their side. Do I file US taxes as single or dependent?

You will file single if not married on December 31, 2016. What your parents claim on their Canadian return is independent from your filing on the US return.  

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