Can a girlfriend be claimed as a dependent on federal income taxes?
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Answer . \nOfficially: A person, other than the taxpayer or the taxpayer's spouse, for whom an exemption can be claimed. To be your dependent, a person must be your qualif…ying child or qualifying relative. For more information, see Exemptions for Dependents in Publication 501.\n. \nAnd I'll try to post a link to the Publication.
Can you claim your girlfriend who lives with you as a dependent on income tax who works and pays part of the bills?
Yes You can claim her as a dependent if you meet all of the following criteria: 1. She had less than $3,400 in gross income for the year. 2. She lived in your home the… entire year. 3. You provided over half her support. 4. The relationship between the two of you does not violate local law.
\npeople that have more than 50% of your help like (income and living necessities). I think people that are not claiming themselves either.
So long as they live at home, their parents are providing over 1/2 of their support, and they are either. a. a full-time student under the age of 24, or. b. making less than… $3,500 (for 2008) per year
Yes, providing he or she meets all of the requirements for dependent, it does not matter that the relationship is "domestic partner." You may not specify "domestic partner" as… the relationship on the form (it's not a choice on the digital form), but instead use "other." Requirements for dependent status do change, but generally you must live together, your partner's income must not exceed the maximum, you must pay for more than half of your partner's living expenses and your partner may not be claimed as a dependent on anyone else's return. I believe that currently your partner must be a citizen of either the USA, Mexico or Canada.
2. You can claim more than 2, it depends how many actual dependents you have living in the household.. The term "dependent" means:. A qualifying child, or . A qualifying r…elative. . You can claim an exemption for a qualifying child or qualifying relative only if these three tests are met.. Dependent taxpayer test. . Joint return test. . Citizen or resident test.
Yes. If he or she meets all the other criteria for dependency, then the fact that you are domestic partners will not prevent you from claiming your dependent. Some requirement…s are: you must live together, you must provide at least half of the other person's living expenses, the dependent's income must not exceed the allowable amount, the dependent must not be claimed as a dependent on anyone else's taxes, etc.
If you have child that is 18 years old and still in High School and they are a dependent of yours can you still claim them on your 2008 Federal Income Tax?
If a child is claimed as a dependent how much can he earn before he is required to file a federal income tax form?
Assuming this child is unmarried, under 65, and can be claimed as a dependent on someone else's income tax return (for example, his parents' income tax return), a federal retu…rn is required if ANY of the following is true: 1) Unearned income is more than $900. 2) Earned income is more than $5450. 3) Your gross income was more than the larger of - a. $900, or b. Your earned income (up to $5,150) plus $300. 4) You have at least $400 in net self-employment income. 5) You owe uncollected Social Security tax on tip or imputed life insurance income. 6) You received any advance EIC payments 7) You had wages of $108.28 or more from a church exempt from Social Security. 8) You owe excise taxes on a retirement plan account or distribution. 9) A few other rare and arcane cases that are extremely unlikely to apply here. However, even if not required to file, you should file to obtain a refund of taxes withheld from your salary or if you are entitled to any refundable tax credits. You should also file if you received any Forms 1099-B or 1099-S (usually from the sale of stocks, bonds, real estate, or other property), even if the sale was at a loss or no profit in order to report your basis. If your state has an income tax, they may have different rules as to who must file a state return. Every state has different rules. Check the instruction booklet that comes with your state tax forms.
Itemized deduction using the Schedule A of the 1040 tax form. If it is used it is an attachment to the federal 1040 income tax return Schedule A itemized deductions of the 1…040 federal income tax return and would be used when it would benefit you if your total itemized deduction amount is more than your standard deduction amount for the year that amount would be total numbers on line 29 and if you choose to use them the number would be entered on the 1040 page 2 line 40a. Go to the IRS gov website and use the search box for Topic 500 - Itemized Deductions. The following topics are found in the category of Itemized Deductions . Each topic is followed by a corresponding number. To access your topic, select the three-digit number. . Should I Itemize?. Topic 501 . Medical and Dental Expenses. Topic 502 . Deductible Taxes. Topic 503 . Home Mortgage Points. Topic 504 . Interest Expense. Topic 505 . Contributions. Topic 506 . Casualty and Theft Losses. Topic 507 . Miscellaneous Expenses. Topic 508 . Business Use of Home. Topic 509 . Business Use of Car. Topic 510 . Business Travel Expenses. Topic 511 . Business Entertainment Expenses. Topic 512 . Educational Expenses. Topic 513 . Employee Business Expenses. Topic 514 . Casualty, Disaster, and Theft Losses. Topic 515 .
Yes. State refund must be claimed as income on your federal return.
If you and her meet all of the rules for her to be your qualifying child dependent on your income tax return yes. Go to the IRS gov web site and use the search box for Public…ation 17 (2009), Your Federal Income Tax for Individuals Go to chapter 3 Exemption
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Children, typically minors ans While the above may be one type of dependent (and also may not), it is by no means the only type. Broadly there are 2 forms, each wi…th different qualifications. Your dependent children & relatives, (which has a surprisingly broad definition). For example, certainly a parent, grandparent, sibling, etc. may be a dependent . Exemptions reduce your taxable income. There are two types of exemptions: personal exemptions and exemptions for dependents. For each exemption you can deduct $3,650 on your 2010 tax return. . Your spouse is never considered your dependent. On a joint return, you may claim one exemption for yourself and one for your spouse. If you're filing a separate return, you may claim the exemption for your spouse only if they had no gross income, are not filing a joint return, and were not the dependent of another taxpayer. . Exemptions for dependents. You generally can take an exemption for each of your dependents. A dependent is your qualifying child or qualifying relative. You must list the social security number of any dependent for whom you claim an exemption. . If someone else claims you as a dependent, you may still be required to file your own tax return. Whether you must file a return depends on several factors including the amount of your unearned, earned or gross income, your marital status, any special taxes you owe and any advance Earned Income Tax Credit payments you received. . If you are a dependent, you may not claim an exemption. If someone else - such as your parent - claims you as a dependent, you may not claim your personal exemption on your own tax return. . Some people cannot be claimed as your dependent. Generally, you may not claim a married person as a dependent if they file a joint return with their spouse. Also, to claim someone as a dependent, that person must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. resident alien, U.S. national or resident of Canada or Mexico for some part of the year. There is an exception to this rule for certain adopted children. See IRS Publication 501, Exemptions, Standard Deduction, and Filing Information for additional tests to determine who can be claimed as a dependent. For more information on exemptions, dependents and whether you or your dependent needs to file a tax return, see IRS Publication 501 . The publication is available at http://www.irs.gov or can be ordered by calling 800-TAX-FORM (800-829-3676). You can also use the Interactive Tax Assistant at http://www.irs.gov to determine who you can claim as a dependent and how much you can deduct for each exemption you claim. The ITA tool is a tax law resource on the IRS website that takes you through a series of questions and provides you with responses to tax law questions http://www.irs.gov/publications/p501/index.html
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If by "claim" you are referring to an exemption, the answer is no. Since your animals are pets , you may be able to deduct related moving expenses (assuming you moved durin…g the year). If you have a service animal (eg seeing eye dog), some expenses may be deductible. If you have a working animal (ie an animal that generates income), the animal's expenses may be deducted as business expenses. Please consult an tax professional for more information.
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yes, of she lived in your home and they paid more than half of her living expenses
Only if you paid more than half of his living expenses for the yearand nobody else can claim him. Additionally, if he is a US citizenand files a return, he must indicate that …he is a dependent. If hedoesn't, all kinds of trouble will ensue.