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josephrenner2
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If I am responsible for taking care of my daughters fiance in prison, is there any way to claim him as a dependent or claim a deduction for all the monies spent on him?

 
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DoninGA
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If I am responsible for taking care of my daughters fiance in prison, is there any way to claim him as a dependent or claim a deduction for all the monies spent on him?

The funds you gave him are gifts and not deductible on a tax return.  The state/county is providing for over one-half of his support so you cannot claim him as a dependent.

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DoninGA
Level 15

If I am responsible for taking care of my daughters fiance in prison, is there any way to claim him as a dependent or claim a deduction for all the monies spent on him?

The funds you gave him are gifts and not deductible on a tax return.  The state/county is providing for over one-half of his support so you cannot claim him as a dependent.

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