CAN I FILE A RETURN IF I AM A DEPENDENT?
If you can be claimed as a dependent on your parents’ return, you can still file your own return so that you can receive a refund of taxes withheld. (You will not get back anything for Social Security or Medicare withheld.) Be sure that on your own return you say that you can be claimed as a dependent on someone else’s return.
Do you qualify as her dependent? If you made over $4,400 and you are 19 or older she might not be able to claim you.
Here are the rules for claiming a dependent. Do you qualify as a dependent?
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