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mdeantonio
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Our son graduated college in May 2016 can we claim him for the first 6 months of 2016?

 
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MargaretL
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Our son graduated college in May 2016 can we claim him for the first 6 months of 2016?

You can claim your son if he lived with your for more than 6 months (being away for college counts as living with you) if he is under the age of 24 and full time student;

If his 24 or older, he must have lived with you all year. 

Below link provides more details on dependency rules:

http://blog.turbotax.intuit.com/tax-deductions-and-credits-2/family/who-can-i-claim-as-a-dependent-7...

mdeantonio
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Our son graduated college in May 2016 can we claim him for the first 6 months of 2016?

okay, thank you.  Last year we received a 8400 refund....this year I am having problems breaking 2000.  can you look at ours and see what is going on.  I have to be missing something.
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