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ruever
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Filing married and jointly. I currently support my son & daughter in law. How can I claim my daughter in law as a dependent?

 
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Hal_Al
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Filing married and jointly. I currently support my son & daughter in law. How can I claim my daughter in law as a dependent?

Yes. A daughter-in-law is the same as a daughter, for tax purposes. When asked, in TurboTax, how she is related answer (check) "Your child".

For full dependent rules, see: https://turbotax.intuit.com/tax-tools/tax-tips/Family/Rules-for-Claiming-a-Dependent-on-Your-Tax-Ret...

Reference: https://definitions.uslegal.com/d/dependent/

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Lisa995
Level 12

Filing married and jointly. I currently support my son & daughter in law. How can I claim my daughter in law as a dependent?

How old are they?  Do either of them work?
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Hal_Al
Level 15

Filing married and jointly. I currently support my son & daughter in law. How can I claim my daughter in law as a dependent?

Yes. A daughter-in-law is the same as a daughter, for tax purposes. When asked, in TurboTax, how she is related answer (check) "Your child".

For full dependent rules, see: https://turbotax.intuit.com/tax-tools/tax-tips/Family/Rules-for-Claiming-a-Dependent-on-Your-Tax-Ret...

Reference: https://definitions.uslegal.com/d/dependent/

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