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My son was still in high school for 5 months in 2016. even though he has turned 19 and has a little income, can I claim him as a dependent

 
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NewGuy
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My son was still in high school for 5 months in 2016. even though he has turned 19 and has a little income, can I claim him as a dependent

As long as he did not provide more than half of his support, lived with you for over half the year, and was a full time student for at least part of any five months, you can claim him.

https://www.irs.gov/publications/p501/ar02.html#en_US_2016_publink1000220886


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NewGuy
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My son was still in high school for 5 months in 2016. even though he has turned 19 and has a little income, can I claim him as a dependent

As long as he did not provide more than half of his support, lived with you for over half the year, and was a full time student for at least part of any five months, you can claim him.

https://www.irs.gov/publications/p501/ar02.html#en_US_2016_publink1000220886


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