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cr2302icket17
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Grandson is 19 and will graduate this May from high school. He gets monthly SSI checks. Can I claim him as a dependent on my tax return?

 
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xmasbaby0
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Grandson is 19 and will graduate this May from high school. He gets monthly SSI checks. Can I claim him as a dependent on my tax return?

Does he live with you?  If so, then yes--he has been a full-time student for 2017.  The SSI checks do not count as income that has to be reported on a tax return.

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**

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xmasbaby0
Level 15

Grandson is 19 and will graduate this May from high school. He gets monthly SSI checks. Can I claim him as a dependent on my tax return?

Does he live with you?  If so, then yes--he has been a full-time student for 2017.  The SSI checks do not count as income that has to be reported on a tax return.

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**

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