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taxyear4me
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Do i need to add my childs (19 years old) income (5000 dollars) to my tax return

 
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DoninGA
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Do i need to add my childs (19 years old) income (5000 dollars) to my tax return

You never enter a dependent's earned income from wages reported on a W-2 or income from self-employment on your tax return.  The dependent can file their own tax return and indicate on their return that they can be claimed as a dependent on someone else's return.

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