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I provide financial support to my mother each month and I pay for her major home repairs. Can I claim my mom as a dependent?

 
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I provide financial support to my mother each month and I pay for her major home repairs. Can I claim my mom as a dependent?

That is not enough information.    You have not mentioned how much income your mother receives or what kind of income she receives.  

 

IRS interview to help determine who can be claimed:

https://www.irs.gov/help/ita/who-can-i-claim-as-a-dependent

 

 

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I provide financial support to my mother each month and I pay for her major home repairs. Can I claim my mom as a dependent?

You would need to be providing over one-half of her support for the year and she must not have gross income of $4,700 or more under the Qualifying Relative rules.

 

To be a Qualifying Relative -

1. The person cannot be your qualifying child or the qualifying child of any other taxpayer. A child is not the qualifying child of any other taxpayer if the child's parent (or any other person for whom the child is defined as a qualifying child) is not required to file an income tax return or files an income tax return only to get a refund on income tax withheld.
2. The person either (a) must be related to you or (b) must live with you all year as a member of your household.
3. The person's gross income for the year must be less than $4,700 (social security does not count) in 2023
4. You must provide more than half of the person's total support for the year.
5. The person must be a U.S. citizen or a U.S., Canada, or Mexico resident for some part of the year.
6. The person must not file a joint return with their spouse.

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