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shellyshomo
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If i'm married filing separately both itemized, Personal Info, asks if anyone else can claim my husband as a dependent. How do I answer? If check no am I claiming him?

 
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pk
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If i'm married filing separately both itemized, Personal Info, asks if anyone else can claim my husband as a dependent. How do I answer? If check no am I claiming him?

One spouse can NEVER claim the other as dependent , even when one is filing  as Married Filing Separate.  The question is really asking to find if somebody outside of the marriage  can claim him as a dependent  like his parents/ grandparents etc.

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pk
Level 12
Level 12

If i'm married filing separately both itemized, Personal Info, asks if anyone else can claim my husband as a dependent. How do I answer? If check no am I claiming him?

One spouse can NEVER claim the other as dependent , even when one is filing  as Married Filing Separate.  The question is really asking to find if somebody outside of the marriage  can claim him as a dependent  like his parents/ grandparents etc.

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