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I want to claim my nephew has a dependent for half of the year for 2016 and is grandmother is legal guardian will be filing a return is this ok and how do I claim him

 
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I want to claim my nephew has a dependent for half of the year for 2016 and is grandmother is legal guardian will be filing a return is this ok and how do I claim him

No, unfortunately the IRS does not allow dividing a dependent during the year.  A person can only be claimed as a dependent once per tax year.

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I want to claim my nephew has a dependent for half of the year for 2016 and is grandmother is legal guardian will be filing a return is this ok and how do I claim him

No, unfortunately the IRS does not allow dividing a dependent during the year.  A person can only be claimed as a dependent once per tax year.

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