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mrs-jim0409
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My boyfriend is incarcerated can I claim him on my 2016 taxes

 
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xmasbaby0
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My boyfriend is incarcerated can I claim him on my 2016 taxes

No, you cannot claim him.  In order to claim a dependent who is not related to you, they have to live with you all of 2016.  If he is incarcerated, he did not.

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xmasbaby0
Level 15

My boyfriend is incarcerated can I claim him on my 2016 taxes

No, you cannot claim him.  In order to claim a dependent who is not related to you, they have to live with you all of 2016.  If he is incarcerated, he did not.

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**
macuser_22
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My boyfriend is incarcerated can I claim him on my 2016 taxes

Also yiu must pay more than half of his support.  If in jail the state is paying for his support.
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