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carrd61
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If my fiance moved in with me at end of 2015 and stayed with me through July of 2016, can I claim him? he was unemployed that whole time and passed away July 5, 2016

 
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DoninGA
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If my fiance moved in with me at end of 2015 and stayed with me through July of 2016, can I claim him? he was unemployed that whole time and passed away July 5, 2016

No you cannot claim him as a dependent on your 2016 tax return.  To claim a non-relative as a dependent under the Qualifying Relative rules they must live in your household for the entire year.

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DoninGA
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If my fiance moved in with me at end of 2015 and stayed with me through July of 2016, can I claim him? he was unemployed that whole time and passed away July 5, 2016

No you cannot claim him as a dependent on your 2016 tax return.  To claim a non-relative as a dependent under the Qualifying Relative rules they must live in your household for the entire year.

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