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cathy-hammons
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My sister lives with us. We can't claim her as a dependent. turbotax asked for her SS# for tax credits. What kind of tax credits can I get for supporting?

 
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xmasbaby0
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My sister lives with us. We can't claim her as a dependent. turbotax asked for her SS# for tax credits. What kind of tax credits can I get for supporting?

If you are not trying to claim her as your dependent then she does not belong on your tax return at all.  You do not get tax credits for someone just because they live with you.


IRS interview to help determine who can be claimed:

https://www.irs.gov/help/ita/who-can-i-claim-as-a-dependent

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/3113432-who-can-i-claim-as-my-dependent  


**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.**

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xmasbaby0
Level 15

My sister lives with us. We can't claim her as a dependent. turbotax asked for her SS# for tax credits. What kind of tax credits can I get for supporting?

If you are not trying to claim her as your dependent then she does not belong on your tax return at all.  You do not get tax credits for someone just because they live with you.


IRS interview to help determine who can be claimed:

https://www.irs.gov/help/ita/who-can-i-claim-as-a-dependent

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/3113432-who-can-i-claim-as-my-dependent  


**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.**

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cathy-hammons
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My sister lives with us. We can't claim her as a dependent. turbotax asked for her SS# for tax credits. What kind of tax credits can I get for supporting?

Thank you!
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