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joann-florence
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I have a working dependent how do I file

 
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MaryK1
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I have a working dependent how do I file

A dependent has to file a separate tax return, you cannot add your dependent's income on your tax return.

A dependent is not required to file a tax return if there is only earned income (from working) less than $6,300 but if taxes were withheld (Box 2 W2) and a tax return is filed, the withholding will be refunded.  If you are claiming a dependent, on the dependent's tax return in Turbo Tax be sure to indicate that "someone else can claim as a dependent"  and "someone else will claim "  in the Personal Info section so the correct exemption is applied.


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